Second girl arrested in ‘horrific case of animal abuse’, volunteers wanted

A second arrest has been made in what authorities are calling a ‘horrific case of animal abuse’ in Heard County.

Wendy Brewer, the proprietor of Canine Rock Rescue, is dealing with felony prices of aggravated animal cruelty.

Deanalyn Reign, 56, is a Canine Rock Rescue affiliate. In keeping with investigators, Reign has a legal previous for animal abuse in Alabama.

“She was given two years probation (…) and a few courses that she needed to take. And that very same yr in Connecticut, she was stopped on Interstate-95 by Connecticut state troopers. And so they recovered 20 dogs–correction, 30 dogs- -that had been stacked in crates inside a van,” mentioned Lt. Dan Boswell with Heard County Sheriff’s Workplace.

Wendy Brewer (left), Deanalyn Reign (proper).

Immediately, these canines are on the highway to restoration. Authorities say the canines are gaining weight and their well being situations are enhancing.

FOX 5 Atlanta first broke this story final week when Brewer was arrested. Then, deputies devoted greater than 200 canines from her property–many of which had been sick, hungry and dehydrated. Others had been discovered lifeless.

Canine discovered residing in explorable situations at Georgia animal rescue, deputies say

Crates of canines discovered deserted in van days after being transported for an adoption occasion.

A van used to move a few of the canines for a weekend adoption occasion was discovered on the property nonetheless packed days afterward. It has by no means been unloaded.

Heard County Animal Management has a traditional capability for 15 canines, however is at the moment housing round 50. Since FOX 5’s protection of the arrest, donations of meals and care merchandise have been flooding in. However, authorities say they’re in determined want of volunteers to work together with the canines on a regular basis.

“…to return right here to animal management to assist clear them, stroll them, feed them [and] maintain them. As a result of the volunteers who’ve been doing this have been doing it since final Thursday. In order that they’re drained and we have now to get some new, contemporary folks in,” mentioned Deputy EMA Director Richard Bell.

If you’re fascinated about volunteering to stroll and take care of the canine, contact the Heard County Animal Shelter. The canines are additionally now up for adoption at this and a number of other different shelters.