Information sought about person who shot beagle and left her to die in Shelby County
SACRAMENTO, CA (August 21, 2006) – United Animal Nations (UAN) today announced it is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for shooting a six-month old Beagle in Vincent on or around July 5.
The puppy survived but lost an eye and needed several operations to remove buckshot and repair skull fractures. According to Shelby County Animal Control Officer Donald Kendrick, she was hiding, fearful and had a “horrific” head wound, but once he caught her, she became extremely friendly. “She is a real sweetheart,” Kendrick said. The puppy, now named Annie, was adopted into a loving home through the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.
UAN became aware of the case when representatives from its Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) program were in
“We help agencies and families make sure that animals are not left behind when disaster strikes, but we are also committed to helping individual animals who are victims of cruelty and abuse,” said
Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to call
Animal Control Officer Donald Kendrick at (205) 669-8766.
UAN is offering this reward through its Zig Zag Memorial Reward Fund, designed to encourage witnesses to step forward with information about animal cruelty crimes and to advocate the need for harsher punishments in such cases. The Zig Zag Memorial Reward is named for a
Now celebrating its 20th year, United Animal Nations (UAN) is