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Dianne Ly
- 862 days ago -
A dog found burned and neglected last month recovers as his abuser - and former owner - is arrested for animal cruelty. The shar Pei - Boxer mix was called Courage after he was taken to Miami Dade, FL Animal Services in July. UP-DATE!!

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Dianne Lynn Elko-Eakin (730)
Monday August 6, 2012, 8:58 pm
Noah’s Ark feels the burns may have been caused by the use of harsh and dangerous flea treatments. The burns were left untreated, the dog was clearly frightened and in distress when found, and he was discovered to be suffering from tetanus.

North Miami Police detectives said on Saturday that Witvil Florvil, 29, is charged with animal cruelty with intent to injure or kill. Another resident of the home was arrested earlier but was determined not to be the responsible party in the crime.

Sammstein M. (9)
Monday August 6, 2012, 10:49 pm
good.hope the dick hole goes to jail

Patrizia S. (315)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 8:21 am
Poor baby.. I agree Lynn so many sick and evil people out there !!! :(((

Florence Eaise (132)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 3:20 pm
WTF were they using to get rid of the fleas? It looks like a REALLY bad chemical burn poor baby burns HURT! I hope they throw the book at the A$$ who did this!

Florence Eaise (132)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 3:21 pm
I was so mad i forgot to thank you Dianne lmao i noted it as well

Wednesday August 8, 2012, 3:17 am
Poor baby. I hope this monster rots in jail. Noted. Thank you Dianne.

. (0)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 3:57 am
I hate reading stories relating to cruelty to animals, they make me so annoyed. In this case the owner of this poor dog should face a harsh punishment. He is either wicked or stupid, in fact come to think about it maybe he is one of those people who manage to be both at the same time!

Valentina R. (4)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 9:54 am
Rot in jail, worthless dirty bastard.

Gloria picchetti (300)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 10:00 am
I feel so sorry for the poor dog.

tracey p. (84)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 10:25 am
Such a gorgeous dog. The pain he was in is unimaginable. I hope the guy who did this is severely punished by the law...but he'll probably get off lightly as always.

Rosie Lopez (73)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 10:32 am
heartbreaking i' glad he's caught

Susanna Westerholm (8)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 10:51 am
Thank you, Dianne!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 11:12 am
Humans !!!

Jinny L. (72)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 12:48 pm
Stupid, stupid cruel people. How do they become this way? Cannot comprehend it. Thank you Dianne!

Jaime A. (35)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 1:05 pm
Hope they lock that monster away for a long time.!!

Dianne D. (462)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 1:05 pm
This is one sick person who has to prove he is a man on a poor innocent animal. I'm sure this dog isn't the only animal he has harmed or killed. Take him out of society. Hope a vigilante comes along and does the same to him that he did to this dog and other animals. We need laws to protect animals and keep people like this from getting near an animal.

Christeen Anderson (549)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 1:28 pm
Stupidety should be a crime. Please punish heartely. Prayers for this sweet dog.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 2:14 pm
arrested so what is next?

marie c. (168)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 3:37 pm
Please please treat him for what he has done send him to jail

Kate Kenner (208)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 4:07 pm
He was charge with intent to kill or injure? There is a big difference between the two. I'd go for the murder as maybe the'll take it more seriously. If this is true it is the first time I have heard the word murder in reference to an animal by authorities.I think it should be used more often as cruelty doesn't always cover it. I hope he gets the maximum sentence possible.

Christopher Fowler (84)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 4:07 pm
It figures that it is a Haitian that did this. It is always either some ignorant redneck or a Haitian that does things like this, down here.

Some people should never be allowed anywhere near animals.

Mariette G. (151)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 4:42 pm
Thanks for the update Dianne! Poor dog - glad that he is recovering. Soooo glad that the former owner was arrested!

Elaine Al Meqdad (228)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 5:36 pm
Noted! So happy this pup has a new life and the ex owner is going to have a very "Unpleasant one " in jail!!!

Romila Lal (9)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 5:38 pm
Dog looks so frightened and in pain only evil person can do this kind of work. Shame on the man who did this to him.

Kay M. (348)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 6:59 pm
sadly noted.

Gabriela C. (104)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 10:34 pm
Well said Christeen Anderson. Thanks for posting Dianne!

Gloria H. (88)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 11:47 pm
What the heck type of flea killer did the moron use? Lighter fluid? If this was REAL flea killer, the company that created this would have been out or should be of business! Maybe the owner was trying to duplicate a circus trick of dog going through hoop of fire. Flea killer, yeah right. Make the bastard drink probably would kill internal parasites...or at least...get rid of his stupidity, permanently.

Donna Hamilton (151)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 6:58 am
Good! Now lock the owner up and throw away the key. What a pity Oubliettes are not still in use; this vile scum would be such a worthy inhabitant of one! Lots of old castles in the UK that still have one......

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 7:02 am
this man should be shot on the scene...but not anywhere in his balls...for having them to do this dispicable horrendous evil deed

Maggie Carmel (5)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 9:58 am

Maggie Carmel (5)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 9:59 am
I am soooo happy that this *&%$^ is finally arrested!
I wish I could burn him personally and see how and what he feels!

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 3:20 pm
I hope the owner gets punished severely. What an appalling way to treat a pet.

Leslene Dunn (74)
Friday August 10, 2012, 12:14 am
And he should be be burned alive instead of jail - so that he can feel what this poor animal had to feel.

Terri Hughes (412)
Friday August 10, 2012, 8:07 am
Thanks Dianne, poor sweet Bentley, you didn't deserve to be treated like this. Witvil deserve to have your sorry ass set on fire for torturing this poor dog. I hope get more than a slap on the wrist for this horrible crime. And it is a crime. Bentley, I pray that you will be well soon and find a forever home. You deserve to be loved and cared for. God Bless you!!

Ruth S. (298)
Saturday August 11, 2012, 4:06 pm
People who abuse animals, kids or the elderly think that because no one sees them doing it that they are in the clear, they better think again because true judgement comes from GOD!!

Linda P. (0)
Sunday September 2, 2012, 6:14 pm
That poor baby. Anyone who abuses a animal or a child is the lowest form of scum. People make me sick what they do to these innocent victims.
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