May 30, 2023


pets keep it coming

Abandoned pets concerning Logan County residents, rescue officials

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LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – People and animal rescues in Logan County are appalled as two canines were identified abandoned on the aspect of the highway in a lot less than 48 several hours from one an additional.

Animal rescue officials tell 13 News Reporter Andie Bernhardt that The street together Harts Creek Mountain is “notorious” as a location the place irresponsible pet house owners abandon their animals alive or sometimes lifeless.

“That’s a problems location. Men and women for some reason don’t want their animals and they fall them off,” says Chris Browning, an animal management officer with the Logan County Animal Shelter. “It’s a terrible problem. It’s an ongoing circumstance. It’s something that we would like to get below regulate.”

On Tuesday, March 15, two canine crates have been located along Hart Creek Mountain. A single had a smaller chihuahua within and the other was vacant with the animal missing.

“We see a whole lot of deserted canines and cats that are just thrown out,” Browning reported.

Wednesday, the dilemma escalated as a useless pet was located abandoned in its crate on the other side of an additional highway in the place.

“It’s senseless. I imply, it’s senseless,” Browning said. “It’s not humane in anyway, and I would like individuals would do the correct issue.”

Following 10 many years with the shelter, Browning states, sad to say, the difficulty isn’t going absent.

“That’s section of the lifestyle close to here. I despise to say that. It is what it is. I really don’t know why,” Browning reported.

Various organizations throughout the spot who are combating the challenge say it’s totally unacceptable and inhumane, and that if men and women are not able to take treatment of their pets, all it will take is a cellphone connect with to their nearby pound or non-income.

“There are selections,” states Eva Kordusky, president at B.A.R.C. “People can do improved than that. Animals never ought to have remedy like that.”

The chihuahua pup that was found along the street on Tuesday is protected, but officers are still worried that their was another pet in the vacant crate that is now lost.