Kimberly Carter was arrested early last week and charged with ten counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty in Alamogordo, N.M. reports Saturday's Alamorgordo news.com.
Alamogordo Police Department Animal Control found eight starving puppies and their mother at Carter's residence on the 2500 block of Oregon Ave. All of the dogs were seized.
Authorities report four other puppies died.
Carter was taken to the Otero County Detention Center and remains there in lieu of a $10,000 bond.
The Animal Protection of New Mexico's mission is to advocate for the rights of animals and to effect new initiatives for the protection of all animals. The organization's animal cruelty program includes:
-Receive animal cruelty hotline calls from around the state and manage casework;
-Enhance Animal Cruelty Task Force;
-Organize and underwrite law enforcement and agency training in cruelty investigations and ‘The Link’ between animal cruelty and domestic violence;
-Maintain, expand and promote Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) network of safe havens across New Mexico to help animals of domestic violence victims;
-Offer cruelty case rewards to locate and prosecute animal abuse offenders.
Please report all animal cruelty. Help to change the laws, and be a voice for those who cannot speak.
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