Target: Hamblen County Tennessee District Attorney, Dan Armstrong
Goal: Issue maximum penalty to couple who allegedly allowed dogs to suffer horrific conditions including an injury so severe that the dog’s jaw became decayed and exposed.
The owners of a pit bull and seven puppies were arrested for animal cruelty. One of the dogs had an infected eye and an injury on her face that was so severe her jaw bone was exposed. She hadn’t eaten or had water in days, the shelter believed. Her condition was so severe that she had to be euthanized. The animal control officers described the scene as horrific and said her jaw injury looked like decay. An animal control officer said there wasn’t any food or water for the dogs and one was on a short 5-foot chain outside.
Animal control said they’d been to the same house in the past because the couple’s dogs kept getting out in the road and almost getting ran over. It seems clear that the couple knowingly neglected these dogs and chose to cause them severe suffering, even after they’d been warned. There was no reason for these innocent animals to have been left to starve and suffer to death. The couple could’ve given them away or allowed animal control to take them.
If something isn’t done, more animals may suffer at these people’s hands. Help protect other animals from ever landing in their hands by signing the petition below and demanding they receive the maximum penalty if found guilty.
Dear Mr. Armstrong,
A couple reportedly created a cruel life of suffering for a litter of puppies and a pit bull who had to be euthanized because her injuries were so severe that her jaw bone was decayed and exposed. Animal control officers said the animals had no food or water and one was tied to a 5-foot-chain and left outdoors. Forcing innocent animals to live in torment like this is wrong, and warrants a strict punishment.
We need to prevent any more innocent animals from landing in the hands of cruel people like these. Please show zero tolerance for animal cruelty and help push for the maximum penalty possible, if the couple is found guilty.
[Your Name Here]
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