Andra Grace ( meaning strong and courageous) is a dog who was tortured, starved & neglected. After she was thought to be of no use anymore, because she was weak and skinny, her abusers paid someone to "get rid of her" . The type of payment? Crack Cocaine. His method of choice of killing Andra Grace, was to drag her behind his pick up truck. Thank goodness, two women saw this happening and followed the truck. The people dragging her got nervous and dropped her off the back. Andra Grace was then brought into the vet through Greenville County Animal Control. SNARR Animal Rescue Northeast stepped in to rescue her and pay for her veterinary needs. Andra Grace is recovering wonderfully, but will need months of medical care and has a long road ahead of her.
Today, one of the people responsible for dragging her behind the truck was caught; Rodger Owens of Marietta, South Carolina. His charge? A SUMMONS...a worthless ticket. The most he could possibly face being charged with this summons is an $1100 fine and/or up to 30 days in jail.
We are outraged!!! People get heftier sentences for comitting crimes that involve a lot less violence.
Laws need to change. Justice needs to be served. Animal abuse laws need to carry stricter penalties!!!