Women Charged In Dogs Death In Hot Car At Baltimore Hotel

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“I bet she didn’t go for 19 hours without food or water whilst in the hotel. Stupid bxxxh should be banned from owning any further animals; if that’s how little she thinks of them!”

A 62-year-old woman from Virginia was arrested after police discovered two dogs which had been locked inside of her vehicle for 19 excruciating hours, reported Monday’s Baltimore Sun. 

Sharon Mulachy. Picture Courtesy of Examiner.com

On Saturday, authorities were alerted to the presence of two dogs who were locked inside of Sharon Mulcahy‘s Ford Fusion, which was parked outside of a Best Western in a Baltimore, Md., suburb.

One of the dogs, a six-year-old poodle named “Missy,” was already dead by the time that the car was opened. The other dog, a 10-year-old poodle named “Bear,” was still alive and hiding beneath the steering column.

Temperatures on Saturday were hovering in the mid-90’s and the interior of the car was described as “scalding.” Mulcahy had left a window slightly cracked, but the outside temperatures were far too hot for the opening to be of any benefit.

According to the police report, Mulcahy had checked into the hotel around 8 p.m. on Friday, leaving her small dogs locked inside of the vehicle without any food or water.

Hotel employees noticed the dogs on Saturday afternoon and contacted the authorities.

Mulcahy was arrested and is facing six counts of animal cruelty and two counts of restraining a dog without shelter or food and water.

The surviving dog was taken to BARCS for care.

News Link:-: http://www.examiner.com/article/woman-arrested-after-leaving-dogs-inside-of-hot-car-one-dog-dies

Binghamton-area woman charged with animal cruelty; 13 emaciated Dobermans found in home

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CONKLIN, N.Y. — A woman has been charged with 16 counts of felony aggravated cruelty to animal charges after 13 emaciated Dobermans and three dead dogs were found at her upstate New York home.

Broome County animal cruelty investigator Tarah Tripp tells The Press & Sun Bulletin of Binghamton (http://press.sn/MWAx4W ) that Christine Macan of Conklin had all but four of the dogs in crates, and each crate had about one inch of feces in it.

The dead dogs also were in crates, and Tripp said they had likely been dead for about a year.

Another room in the home contained several crates with long-dead animals. Tripp said she couldn’t make out what they were.

Officials became aware of the situation after a neighbor called police late Tuesday night, reporting the smell of feces and dead animals.

News Link:-http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/669ff30cd0f14aa19e752ec6a5dcaf89/NY–Animal-Cruelty

Edinburgh man admits caged animal cruelty

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An Edinburgh man has admitted to giving limited food and water access to 30 animals crammed in cages piled on top of each other.

Maqsood Asghar, 40, pled guilty to a charge under the Animal Health and Welfare Act at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

On 15 June 2011, Asghar was found with all the caged animals at a flat in Kirk Street. Sentence was deferred until next month for reports.

His solicitor said he had “a compulsive disorder of collecting things“.

Fiscal Depute, Tom Crosbie, told Sheriff Neil Mackinnon the police had gone to the flat on an unrelated matter.

Urine and faeces

When the SSPCA officers arrived they were immediately aware of two large dogs. Asghar told them he had other animals in the house.

The officers found a cat, two terrapins, four rabbits and four guinea pigs in a cage, which would normally house a single hamster.

They also found 10 rats in a cage, a number of quail, two doves, two Dumbo rats, two gerbils, two chinchillas, and a mouse.

Mr Crosbie said the animals were in cages stacked on top of one another and there was a very strong smell of urine and faeces.

The decision was made to remove the animals from the flat, he said, and Asghar agreed to transfer ownership of them to the SSPCA.

News Link:-http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-18205084

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