Seeking Justice for Helo & raising awareness
  • Petitioned Rick Scott

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Florida Governor
Rick Scott

Seeking Justice for Helo & raising awareness

    1. Petition by

      Justice for Helo

Helo (pronounced Hee-low) was a rambunctious 2yr old Rottweiler. Full of life, he loved his kids (the 6 grandchildren of our parents) & loved living in the country, playing soccer, swimming, & just being an all around amazing dog. Everything changed on 9/12/13 when he was taken from his yard on Richardson Road in Mossy Head, FL (little country community between Crestview & DeFuniak Springs) between the hours of 5 & 6am. We searched desperately, had amazing response...Helo had become a FB celebrity & we read tons of hopes & prayers for his safe return. 

Sadly, on 9/14/13 around noon, a neighbor horseback riding on some land off Richardson Rd came across the body of a dog. It was Helo. He had been dumped by whomever had kidnapped him. He was found with a rope around his neck, he had been castrated, & was shot through the neck & dumped. We are here to fight for him & for all animals who have been victims of brutal acts of violence. We want harsher penalties for these acts. Thank you for joining us. Helo's case is currently under investigation with the Walton County Sheriff's Office . Emerald Coast Crimestoppers is offering up $1000 reward for info leading to an arrest. The Humane Society of the United States is offering $5000 for info leading to the arrest and conviction of Helos's killer(s). Please contact Walton County Sheriff's Office with any info on Helo's case or to report anything suspicious! Thank you all for your kind words & for supporting us in this campaign!

We ask that animal abuse definied as "intentional" be classified as a 2nd degree felony, resulting in a longer sentence & probation period. This would carry a max sentence of 15 years.

 

We also ask that in addition to the above, FL pass the adendum to require all licensed veterinarians  & veterinarian technicians that practice in the State of FL to report any & all suspected or visual animal abuse & animal fighting to the proper authorities.

Justice for Helo is fighting for this action, not only for Helo but for all animals who have been victims of torture, mutilation, & ultimately, death. Join us on Facebook @ https://www.Facebook.com/justiceforhelo

 

To email the Florida Governor Rick Scott:

 http://www.flgov.com/contact-gov-scott/email-the-governor/

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    • John Granquist BLUFFTON, SC
      • about 1 month ago

      Because animal abuse is abhorrent and Helo, a beloved family pet, did not deserve his terrible fate.

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    • Bettina Scheffel PARIS, FRANCE
      • about 1 month ago

      Seeking Justice for Helo & raising awareness

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    • Morgan Fairley LISLE, IL
      • 2 months ago

      I LOVE ROTTIES

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    • Lori Sheppard MERIDIAN, ID
      • 5 months ago

      If monsters are allowed to steal and torture and kill innocent animals without any consequences, there is nothing to deter them or anyone else from doing this and worse.

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    • raedina richards KLAMATHFALLS, OR
      • 6 months ago

      NO ANIMALS SHOW BE ABUSED IN ANY FORM OR WAY.

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