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Dog deaths under investigation in Mauriceville

ORANGE COUNTY - From Orange County Sheriff's Office


 


On January 23, 2013 the Orange County Sheriffs Office received a call concerning a dog that had been possibly poisoned in the Greenwood Acres Subdivision in Mauriceville. 


 


Sheriffs Office Animal Control Officer, Deputy Rocky Bridges responded to the area to meet with the owners of the poisoned dog.  The dogs owner had transported the dog to a local Veterinary Clinic once they realized that their dog was possibly poisoned.  The Veterinarian treated the dog and advised that the dog is expected to make a full recovery. 

The Sheriffs Office began getting more calls from residents reporting their dogs being poisoned.  Deputy Bridges canvassed the neighborhood and spoke with several residents who dogs had died as a result of being poisoned. 

Throughout the day and evening yesterday and again today, more residents of the Greenwood Acres subdivision had contacted the Sheriffs Office reporting that their dogs had been poisoned as well. 


 


As of this afternoon, Deputy Bridges advised that a total of 7dogs had been confirmed to have died as a result of some sort of poisoning.    


 


The Sheriffs Office is investigating these incidents and is asking for anyone with information concerning this incident to contact the Sheriffs Office.


Dog deaths under investigation in Mauriceville

Thursday, January 24 2013, 06:41 PM CST
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