Sheriff Sam Page of the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release today regarding the recent acts of animal abuse in the county.
Sheriff Page states, “In the past few weeks we have found a dog with acid poured on him, dogs poisoned with anti-freeze, a dog beaten to death with a small bat while the animal was tied out, and dogs shot to death. These wicked behaviors are morally unacceptable, and they are illegal.”
“Investigating these type cases is most difficult, but we will continue to seek those responsible for these cowardly acts,” concludes Page.
Sheriff Page also sent out a challenge to dog owners to be generally responsible and thereby reduce the chances of animal abuse.