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

Millstone man willling to surrender animals living in deplorable conditions

See also

Christopher Lance Vaccaro, 45 of Stillhouse Road in Millstone, N.J. agreed on Wednesday to surrender animals found at his farm earlier in the week living in egregious conditions reported the Asbury Park Press.

On Monday, investigators for the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals found 200 animals on the property; many with no access to water and at least five of the animals dead.

According to a press release by the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, there were 100 goats, 80 sheep, six miniature donkeys, a horse, chickens, turkeys, peacocks, dogs and cats.

Dead animals were found lying around areas with living animals.

Area residents had been complaining about animals wandering on the roadways and many of them looking undernourished.

Vaccaro has been charged with five counts of failure to provide care for animals, five counts of failure to provide clean water, one count of not removing an animal's dead body within 24 hours, and one count of animal neglect for a horse.

Authorities believe the animals died from the recent extreme temperatures and from no available water.

Plans have not been finalized yet to remove the animals and find suitable sanctuaries and rescues.

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 cdhanna9703@aol.com.

Advertisement

Life

  • Tom Petty
    Seven overlooked videos that prove the genius of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Today's Buzz
  • Gaylord Pickens
    Discover Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum dollar days
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Yoga poses
    Learn how to strengthen your core muscles with these yoga poses
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Baby boomer STD rates
    Sexually transmitted diseases: Baby boomers booming STD rates
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Open relationships
    Are you thinking about exercising your option to be in an open relationship?
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Medical symptoms
    See which symptoms should cause you to seek a doctor’s attention right away
    Camera
    6 Photos