Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Pets
  3. Dogs

Cheers erupt as judge denies alleged dog abuser bail

See also

Emotions ran high in court on Thursday as an alleged dog abuser stood before a judge in the Norfolk Superior Court to see if he would be granted bail, reported Friday's Boston Herald.

The individual appearing before Judge Susan Garsh was Radoslaw Czerkawski, the Polish native who is accused of sadistically torturing a young dog who has come to be known as "Puppy Doe."

Judge Garsh denied Czerkawski bail, much to the relief and delight of the animal lovers who stood in the same room with the alleged dog abuser.

Czerkawski was arraigned on 12 charges of animal cruelty and one charge of misleading police; charges which stemmed from the alleged torture and abuse of Puppy Doe, who was discovered in Quincy, Mass., in late August.

Puppy Doe was alive when she was initially found, but her injuries were so severe that she had to be euthanized. The young pit bull had been starved, beaten and stabbed; her abuse was described as "sadistic."

In late September, the necropsy results on the tortured dog were released; the findings confirmed that Puppy Doe had endured ongoing, extensive abuse. Czerkawski is believed to have obtained his young canine victim through Craigslist.

Czerkawski, who the judge felt would be a flight risk, is due back in court on Feb. 11.

If you would like to continue receiving the latest dog related news, tips and advice, please click the "Subscribe" icon which is located near the top, left portion of this column. It is free and anonymous to sign up.

Follow the National Dog News Examiner on Facebook and Twitter!

I am human, if you see a typo, please let me know. Questions, comments or story ideas can be emailed to Please note - due to the heavy volume of emails received, I am unable to respond to each and every request, but they are all appreciated!



  • Transgender cop
    A transgender police officer is stepping down from her position to run for office
    Political Office
  • Easter eggs
    Craft delicate, hand-painted eggs with flowers and other designs celebrating spring
    Easter Eggs
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Subway Message
  • Working from home
    Working from home can be an exciting venture. Get tips to ensure productivity
    Get Tips
  • Limes
    Rising cost of limes could be putting the squeeze on your favorite restaurant
    Expensive Limes
  • Pope Francis
    Religion: Pope Francis instructs how to fight against Satan
    Morning Mass

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!