Dog Allegedly Beaten with Leash Deserves Justice

Target: Michael T. Gmoser, Prosecutor for Butler County, Ohio

 Goal: Charge man who allegedly beat a dog with a thick rope-like leash to the maximum penalty allowed by law.

A dog was allegedly beaten in a shocking case of animal cruelty. The dog reportedly yelped as his owner aggressively hit him with a thick leash. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

“People like this deserve far worse punishments for their abusive actions. It takes a real weak person to abuse a defenseless animal and it disgusts anyone who is a normal human being,” stated Richard Jones, the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Dog Warden. Jones took Zeus, a pit bull, into his custody after 21-year-old Kristopher Johnson allegedly beat the poor dog. Video footage, caught on a neighbor’s surveillance camera, shows Johnson allegedly beating Zeus with a thick leash on two separate occasions. Zeus yelped, according to the footage, and appeared incredibly frightened.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office cited Johnson with animal cruelty. He has been ordered to appear in court to face his citations. Sign below to demand that Johnson receive the maximum penalty by law, if convicted.


Dear Prosecutor Gmoser,

A dog yelped in pain when he was allegedly beaten with a thick leash multiple times. Video footage, captured on a surveillance camera, shows the frightened dog running away from the suspect. We demand justice for this innocent dog.

A dog’s loud heart-wrenching yelps echoed as 21-year-old Kristopher Johnson allegedly beat him with a leash. Video footage shows Johnson allegedly pursuing Zeus, a pit bull, on two separate occasions while holding a thick rope-like leash. Johnson then caught Zeus by the collar, per the video, and began aggressively beating the terrified dog. The Butler County Sheriff’s Dog Warden took custody of Zeus following the release of this video and cited Johnson with animal cruelty.

This horrific abuse must be punished. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.


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  1. Whip the Wimp if you see him. Another twenty year old moron abusing a Pitbull he doesn’t to have. Stop adopting dogs you aren’t man enough for.


  3. There is no reason to beat an animal at all. What a coward to do such a thing. Never allow him to own or be near any type of animal again. Let him rot in jail for ever. Sorry scum bag.

  4. Barton Dixon says:

    “If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.” Albert Einstein
    “Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” Authur Schopenhauer
    “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” St. Francis of Assisi

  5. Stricter laws need to be enforced for these animal abusers. This guy needs serious jail time. This monster is a threat not only to animals but also to humans. LOCK HIM UP.

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