Monday, August 9, 2010

Dead dogs discovered in freezer; volunteers perform rescues

By: Cheryl Glassford

Another shocking discovery in an animal abuse investigation in Casey County.

Authorities have found about a dozen dead dogs in freezers at a home on Chelf Ridge Road.

The animal cruelty investigation had begun earlier in the week after a neighbor called authorities after witnessing a dog eating another dog. The discovery of the other dead dogs came during further examination of the house on Sunday.

111 dogs have been removed from the property (of Cheryl Turner), and either rushed to veterinary clinics or the Garrard County animal shelter. Volunteers with United Rescues of Kentucky and Central Kentucky Regional Humane Society cared for and documented all of the dogs, and set up a triage center. The dogs were tested and vaccinated. Some were in critical condition. One died..." More & video

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