Stories tagged with: Animal Abuse

January 10, 2014 - 5:23pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

Cases of animal abuse and cruelty are reported everyday state wide. Local experts are telling the public how to spot neglect.

The Rescue Coordinator at the Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County, Charity Stevens says animal abuse can happen in a variety of ways. She says most people think that abuse is mostly physical, but she says that sometimes you must dig deeper to recognize other forms of abuse.

" Sometimes animals are mistreated by not being fed, not being watered...

February 17, 2011 - 8:20pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

Malnourished and neglected are just two of the ways Veterinarian Brian Williams described the animals discovered at Cindy Boyce's home on Township Road 57. Five horses and ten dogs were removed from the property last week after an on-going investigation led Humane Society Officer John Price to execute a search warrant.

"I'm working hand in hand with the humane society to make sure that this lady takes responsibility for these actions and that these animals are getting the best...

February 1, 2010 - 12:36am
5 years 21 weeks ago

Some Licking County residents say they are appalled and enraged at allegations that the Licking County Animal Shelter is inhumanely treating dogs and cats, and that the alleged abuse has gone on for many years.

A group of about one hundred people gathered for a town hall meeting in Kirkersville this evening to voice their concerns.

Leigha Jones of Pataskala says she had a horrible encounter with the animal shelter back in 2005.

"My dogs were shot and killed. They were...

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