Tuesday, November 27, 2007
I Hope They Catch Whoever Did This
Family's Beagle Skinned Alive: Another Escapes
VINEMONT -- A Vinemont family's beagle was skinned alive and had to be euthanized, but a second beagle escaped with minor lacerations in what appeared to be acts of intentional animal cruelty.
"By far this is the most extreme case (of animal cruelty) I have ever seen," said Bruce Lee, a veterinarian who treated the dogs. "I was not prepared for what I had to see. This was a totally awful sight."
Neal Rodgers said he had let the family's two beagles run loose in a rural part of Vinemont located on Cullman County Road 1428 last weekend. He said he last heard his dogs running in the back lawn just after midnight, then found 3-year-old Anne bleeding when he went to feed them Sunday morning.
Rodgers first thought she had been hit by a car, but after a closer look it was clear someone skinned his dog alive.
"I can't imagine who would do this," he told The Cullman Times in a story Monday. "I have had bird dogs for years and never had anything like this happen."
Anne had her coat removed from the nape of the neck to the base of the tail and down to the nipple line. The second dog, 3-year-old Buttercup, suffered lacerations around the neck and shoulder before apparently escaping.
What kind of sick mother fucker does something like that? Skin a puppy dog alive? This is obviously a very dangerous person on the way to becoming a serial killer. God it makes me sick to even think about it. Poor doggie. I hope that they catch whoever did this and I wish that they would suffer the same fate they put that little dog through. Sadly, they will not suffer such a fate.