San Diego Department of Animal Services

ADDITIONAL 22 HORSES SEIZED IN RAMONA

 

July 26, 2013 (Ramona) – Two months after the County Department of Animal Services (DAS) impounded ten horses in Ramona, another 22 were seized from the same owner Monday.

DAS had been monitoring the herd belonging to Lori Patton since the original seizure May 23 to make sure the animals were getting the proper level of care. 

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.

DOG OWNERS ARRESTED IN SEVERE DOG MAULING

Injured Woman Remains Hospitalized

July 2, 2011 (San Diego County) -- The owners of two pit bull dogs that attacked and seriously injured a 75-year-old woman were arrested this evening for owning dogs that caused serious bodily injury, a felony. Carla and Alba Cornelio (ages 19 and 39 respectively) were taken into custody after an arrest warrant  was issued following  an investigation  by County animal control officers into the June 18 incident.

SUNNY AND CHER REUNITE: MAIMED PUPS TOGETHER AFTER MONTH-LONG SEPARATION

 

Authorities seek culprit who cut off dogs’ ears; also need adoptive home for pair

December 15, 2010 (San Diego)-Sunny and Cher,  brother and sister puppies found with their ears cut off, were reunited yesterday at the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services.

 

Sunny was found November 19th in a dumpster outside a Mission Valley shopping center. Then just one month old, he was brought to the County Animal Services shelter and underwent emergency surgery. On December 7th, an assistant at a Tijuana veterinary hospital notified U.S. authorities about a second puppy found in the streets of Tijuana, also with its ears maimed.