Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Man keeps 3 dogs, 4 cats in dirty car

Virginia Beach police arrested a man on Monday charged with four counts of animal cruelty after animal control responded to a call where they discovered seven animals--three dogs and four cats--stuck inside a Volkswagon Vanagon in a parking lot.

The cats were in pet carriers and the dogs were loose inside the van. The owner of the vehicle was staying in a hotel adjacent to the parking lot; a friend of the van owner, Ira L. Shader, 58, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., claimed ownership of the animals..." More