HEARD COUNTY, Ga. – The proprietor of a canine rescue group in Heard County was arrested after authorities stated they discovered the animals dwelling in deplorable circumstances.
Investigators stated greater than 200 canine had been discovered on property belonging to Wendy Brewer and Canine Rock Rescue. Brewer was booked into the Heard County jail on felony animal cruelty costs.
Deputies raided the Canine Rock Rescue after county animal management officers found what they stated seemed to be deplorable circumstances on the property together with useless canine, emaciated canine, diseased canine, and dehydrated and hungry canine. Investigators stated they discovered a fireplace pit, the place deputies stated they discovered 20 canine skulls with proof of bullet wounds
“Some of the skulls had holes in them commensurate to a possible .22 (caliber),” stated Heard County Sheriff’s Lt. Dan Boswell, including that investigators are trying into if the canine had been shot after which burned.
Wendy Brewer (Heard County Sheriff’s Workplace)
Animal management companies from neighboring counties have stepped in to help with each the investigation and caring for the canine. Nevertheless, with 200 canine, they need assistance from licensed rescue teams.
Canine Rock steadily held adoptions on the Newnan PetsMart. They had been licensed with the state in response to deputies. The rescue’s Fb web page is stuffed with tons of of pictures of those occasions there and it could seem the rescue was profitable in adopting out canine for quite a few years. Nevertheless, deputies stated after an adoption occasion final weekend, they discovered the animals nonetheless within the rescue’s van parked on the property.
“Obviously, some of the animals will have to be euthanized. But the vast majority of them are viable and we are looking for places for them to go,” stated Lt. Boswell.
Deputies raid a Heard County animal rescue after studies of abuse. (Heard County Sheriff’s Workplace)
FOX 5 has heard from some neighbors who stay on the identical highway because the rescue who stated it has been dangerous for a very long time. They complain about strays, barking, the odor, and flocks of vultures continuously circling property. In truth, a member of the Heard County Animal Management Workplace went to the property just lately stated they noticed a vulture making an attempt to choose up a pet and fly away. They stated they stopped it after which made the ugly discovery that led to the raid.
Deputies additionally stated Brewer had just lately taken about 40 canine from the Clayton County animal shelter, canine that had been on the euthanasia checklist whose circumstances could haven’t improved in Heard County.
No phrase on when the canine can be accessible for adoption or fostering.