Dog Tethering Law In Effect

Dog Tethering Law In Effect

  Marion County, Florida — On April 1, 2014, Marion County Commissioners approved a revision to the county animal ordinance relating to dog tethering. The ordinance, approved during a regularly-scheduled board meeting, bans unattended tethering of dogs, with an exception for performing a 30-minute temporary task, and with a further exemption that the ordinance does […]

Anthony Woman Arrested For Aggravated Animal Cruelty

Anthony Woman Arrested For Aggravated Animal Cruelty

  Anthony, Florida — On April 7, 2014 the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a man in reference to his neighbor, Sherry Spears Wilemon, 66, shooting and killing his cat with a pellet rifle. The man told Deputy Calvin Batts that he had not seen [his] cat “Smokey” since early Sunday Morning. […]

Two teens broke into Lake Weir Middle School and tortured a sheep

Two teens broke into Lake Weir Middle School and tortured a sheep

  Ocala, Florida — Jacob McClain, 17, and Jacob Morris, 16, were arrested after they broke into Lake Weir Middle school, vandalized it, then tortured a sheep. School officials said once the crimes were noticed, the entire school day was interrupted. On February 3, 2014, the pair broke into Lake Weir Middle School because they […]

21 Horses Rescued From Near Death On Davie Ranch

21 Horses Rescued From Near Death On Davie Ranch

  Davie, Florida — Twenty-one starving horses were rescued from a ranch in Davie, Florida. The horses were rescued by Peaceful Ridge Rescue Group, and they say unfortunately three of the horses may have to be put down. Authorities say the horses were standing in more than two feet of their own feces, and there […]