According to Lex18.com, Curtis Powers, 23, of Lexington was arrested on Friday and charged with animal cruelty in the second degree. Fayette Animal Care and Control issued the citation as a result of the heinous incident occurring on March 6.
Powers' dog, a heeler, named Liedon suffered bite marks to her face, fractured bones, a dislocated shoulder, bloody wounds, swelling and marks around her neck indicating she had been strangled.
The dog was removed from the home as well as her five month old puppy.
Ironically neighbors stated that Powers loved his dog and were surprised the dog was so abused.
Liedon has since made a full recovery and has been adopted by a loving family.
In another brutal animal cruelty case in Glen Falls, N.Y., Matthew Wisell will spend the next six-months in the Warren County Jail after pleading guilty to felony animal cruelty in the brutal torture and death of his girlfriend's little dog in April. Wisell bound the defenseless little dog's muzzle and legs with black duct tape and then held the dog named Murphy underwater to drown in the Hudson River.
When Murphy's owner was found, the woman told authorities her boyfriend told her he gave her dog away because of the dog's behavior problems. She told authorities Wisell told her that he had met a nice lady who offered to adopt Murphy.
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