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Fri Aug 17, 2012, 06:07 PM

ASPCA Offers $15,000 Reward in Puppy Cruelty Case


http://blog.aspca.org/content/aspca-offers-15000-reward-puppy-cruelty-case

We are devastated to report that a three-month-old Pit Bull puppy named Joey was thrown from a car in Brentwood, Long Island, on Saturday. A witness found the tiny 10-pound pup in a plastic bag near the Sagtikos State Parkway, covered in fleas and crying out for help. Joey suffered three broken vertebrae in his neck and is recovering at the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island.

The ASPCA is offering a reward of $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case. This reward is in addition to a $5,000 reward offered by the Suffolk County SPCA. We are also providing a $10,000 grant to the Veterinary Medical Center to offset some of the costs of treating and caring for Joey.


Photo credit: Heather Walsh

“We were both outraged and saddened to hear about this disturbing case of violent abuse, and the callousness that was demonstrated by those responsible,” says Matt Bershadker, Senior Vice President of the ASPCA’s Anti-Cruelty Group. “While our ultimate hope is that these types of heinous acts never occur, this is a message that cruelty toward animals will not be tolerated. We are pleased to be in a position to help those who are helping Joey.”

If you have information related to Joey’s case, please contact the Suffolk County SPCA by calling (631) 382-7722.

Animal cruelty is a crime in every state—if you see something, call 911. Please join our battle against animal cruelty today!

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Omaha Steve Aug 2012 OP
Politicalboi Aug 2012 #1
LeftofObama Aug 2012 #2
PotatoChip Aug 2012 #3
flvegan Aug 2012 #4
Liberal_in_LA Aug 2012 #5
magical thyme Aug 2012 #6

Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 06:20 PM

1. So sad

But I hope someone speaks up. But $15,000. How about someone with a conscience. The ASPCA needs those funds for other animals. I think the reward is too much. The best ending would be someone speaking up, but declining the reward. Even $1500 wouldn't be bad. I hope they catch the monsters.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 06:27 PM

2. That poor baby!

If I believed in a hell I'm sure there would be a reserved seat for the person/people who did this!

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 07:37 PM

3. A kick for poor Joey.



I hope that he recovers fully, and soon finds a home with people who are worthy of him!

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 08:44 PM

4. I'd hate it if, I dunno, a piano fell on that car.

Good to see the ASPCA put up the cash. May it reap the intended benefits.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 08:48 PM

5. poor puppy.

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Fri Aug 17, 2012, 09:45 PM

6. poor puppy looks like he's crying...

What kind of vile excuse for a human being could do such a thing? I hope they find the scum.

I was afraid to open this thread due to the size of the reward. I was afraid it would be a lot of puppies or something....I hope whoever turns in the scum turns down the reward, though. That is enough money to save a lot of dog's lives.

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