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All Eight Poodles from Animal Cruelty Case Last Year Find New Homes

All Eight Poodles from Animal Cruelty Case Last Year Find New Homes

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This article contains descriptions and photos of animal cruelty which some may find disturbing. Reader discretion is advised. Credit - Happy Hills Animal Foundation ASHEBORO N.C. - Just over a year ago, the Happy Hills Animal Foundation rescued a group of eight poodles from what they called "a backyard breeding situation that had gone horribly wrong." Today, all eight poodles have new homes, and the criminal case is wrapping up. In March of 2022, Animal Control officers were called out for several dogs running loose around a neighborhood in Sophia. The owner of the property, identified by the Sheriff's Office as Michael Alan Meier, was issued an animal cruelty notice by Randolph County Animal Services. To comply with the terms of that notice, Meier arranged to surrender ...
Condition Of Rescued Poodles Leads To Felony Animal Cruelty Charges

Condition Of Rescued Poodles Leads To Felony Animal Cruelty Charges

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Credit: Happy HIlls Animal Foundation Reader Discretion Advised This article contains images some readers may find upsetting or disturbing. ASHEBORO N.C. - A local man is facing eight felony animal cruelty charges after Animal Control referred a case to the Sheriff’s Office about the condition of poodles picked up by Happy Hills Animal Foundation.  What led to today's charges started on March 21st 2022, when Animal Control was called out for several dogs running loose around a neighborhood in the Sophia area. Animal control officers were able to get the dogs back into a fenced area, noting that they were severely matted. Speaking over the phone Jonathan Moody, Animal Control Manager for Randolph County said due to that heavy matting they were ...