San Diego County Animal Control

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER ARRESTS SPRING VALLEY SUSPECT IN DOG BEATING

 

May 18, 2013 (Spring Valley) – A 69-year-old Spring Valley man has been arrested in connection with the vicious beating of a dog. An officer with the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services (DAS) has arrested 69-year-old Charles Dudley on May 14. A neighbor called DAS saying he witnessed the beating in Dudley’s backyard on the 3500 block of Bentley Drive a day earlier.

The Animal Control Officer who responded to the scene found a two-year-old female Miniature Pinscher barely breathing in the backyard and rushed the eight-pound animal to an emergency veterinary hospital. Despite emergency care, the dog succumbed to its injuries overnight. A necropsy will be performed on the body to determine the exact cause of death.


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DOGS KILL EMU ON JAMUL-AREA RANCH

 
August 2, 2012 (Deerhorn Valley) – Two dogs running loose attacked and killed an emu inside a pen on the Hornsby ranch on Sierra Cielo in Deerhorn Valley on Tuesday. According to the Deerhorn Valley Antler, the dogs were described as a pit bull mix (white with brown spots) and a brown Shepherd mix. 

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STOLEN DOG RECOVERED THROUGH MICROCHIP, REUNITED WITH OWNER

 

 

May 4, 2010 (Campo) -- Two dogs--a black and silver Shih Tzu and a white and cream Beagle-mix--were rescued by an Animal Control Officer on April 30th after U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a woman on suspicion of human smuggling on Interstate 8 in the Campo area.

 


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