Saturday, December 15, 2012
Trooper, the 5-and-a-half-month-old Pit Bull puppy, is now walking, and eating and drinking normally following surgery he had earlier this month.
A key piece of video evidence regarding the Pit Bull puppy who was critically injured after being dragged down Interstate 55 helped police arrest Benetta Johnson, 41, of East St. Louis. Johnson, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, was charged Friday with misdemeanor animal abuse in the case. Trooper, the 5-and-a-half-month-old Pit Bull puppy, is now walking, and eating and drinking normally following surgery he had earlier this month. According to the Humane Society of Missouri, investigators discovered video surveillance tape of the puppy being tied to the truck and spent many hours painstakingly reviewing this key evidence. “Since the day of the incident, HSMO’s animal cruelty investigators have worked diligently developing and …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The 5-and-a-half-year-old Pit Bull puppy—named Trooper by Humane Society workers—is slowly recovering from being tethered to a truck and dragged down Interstate 55 on Nov. 21. Doctors are optimistic about a full bill of health.
The Pit Bul puppy that suffered extensive injuries after he was tied to a truck and dragged down Interstate 55 is slowly but surely making his recovery. According to the Humane Society of Missouri, Trooper—the name given to the 5-and-a-half-month-old pup—has seen slight improvement thanks to treatment he's received at the Humane Society of Missouri facility in Maryland Heights. After nearly a week of treatment for severe injuries to his face, ears, shoulder, legs and right side, the Humane Society’s director of Shelter Medicine, Dr. Mark Wright said on the Humane Society's website that he is guardedly optimistic about Trooper’s chances for recovery. “This puppy has experienced severe trauma and horrible injuries and his condition could …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
A 5-and-a-half-year-old Pit Bull, who was tethered to a truck and dragged on Interstate 55, is recovering at the Humane Society of Missourifacility in Maryland Heights, KMOX reports.
The Humane Society of Missouri is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for tethering a puppy to a truck and dragging it down Interstate 55 on Friday, Fox 2 News reports. A 5-and-a-half-year-old Pit Bull, who was tethered to a truck and dragged on Interstate 55, is recovering at the Humane Society of Missouri facility in Maryland Heights, KMOX reports. According to the article, St. Louis Police responded to the scene this morning after a driver had seen the dog being dragged and called police. Officers found the driver of the truck “distraught,” according to the Humane Society. He said he didn’t know the animal and wasn’t aware it had became tied to his truck.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Play and pamper your furry friend at one of these Maryland Heights locations.
Want to pamper your pooch this weekend in Maryland Heights? Check out these places around town your hound is sure to enjoy. 1. Creve Coeur Grooming Location: 176 Weldon Parkway, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 Contact: 314-997-6905 Treat your dog to a day at the salon to make them look their very best. Creve Coeur Grooming offers full-service grooming and uses natural products like Natural’s Specialty and Bark to Basics when styling your pet. 2. Puppy Preschool Location: Maryland Heights Centre This three-week class meets once a week on Saturdays to teach owners and their pups basic obedience skills like how to crate or house train. The next available session begins on March 12-March 26. 3. Beginner Training Location: Maryland Heights Centre …