Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Pets
  3. Pet Rescue

Louisiana man charged with animal cruelty for shooting dog's paramour

See also

Randall Schexnayder, 51, of Metairie, faces aggravated animal cruelty charges after he allegedly shot his neighbor's dog for mating with his purebred dog last week reports

Raider, a four-year-old Labrador retriever mix, accidentally escaped from his yard last week and hightailed it over to Schexnayder's dog who was in heat; there the two dogs obviously didn't care about their genetic differences. (The breed of the purebred has not been identified.)

When Raider returned home, his owners saw blood and thought their dog had been hit by a car, but at the veterinarian hospital, the report came back that Raider had been shot twice; once in the muzzle and once in the left side of his neck.

Jim Hanley, Raider's owner immediately thought of Schexnayder, who had warned Hanley in the past to keep his dog away.

Authorities state Schexnayder admitted to shooting Raider with a .22 caliber pistol. Raider is expected to recover.

Of course, not taking sides on this story, but doesn't it make sense for all responsible dog owners to spay and neuter your dogs to avoid the birth of more puppies and in this case - shooting a dog?

If you would like to continue receiving the latest news on pet issues and how we can help those who cannot speak, please click the "Subscribe" icon.

Follow the National Pet Rescue Examiner on Facebook by clicking here. Please visit and "like" my page. You are welcome to submit story ideas by contacting me at



  • Randy Travis
    Randy Travis returns with 'Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am' in August
    Today's Buzz
  • Alternative medicine
    Alternative medicine: Remedies to make the bugs in your body go away for good
    7 Photos
  • Beach body
    Fitness: Earn your beach body badge with bootcamp classes
    10 Photos
  • Back to school
    These 10 items are sure winners on your back-to-school shopping trip
    12 Photos
  • Izabel Goulart
    Izabel Goulart walks the runway with Studio F at Colombia Moda
    19 Photos
  • Ombre' technique
    Go for the gusto: What ombre' technique are you?
    5 Photos