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Veterinarian Pleads Guilty to Arson and Animal Cruelty Charges

Offbeat  (tags: veternarian, burned animals to death, arson, charged, veterinary clinic, animal cruelty )

- 3142 days ago -
A Gadsden veterinarian has plead guilty to charges stemming from setting fire to his veterinary clinic. In April of 2008, Dr. Jerry Wayne Handley's clinic on Highway 411 caught on fire. Seven animals died in the fire. Handley was arrested and accused


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Nancy Franco-gendron (2)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 6:49 pm
How can a vet do such a thing? I myself dream to be a vet and help animals, not light my clinic on fire and kill animals. Things like this makes me so mad!

Philippa P (154)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 8:31 pm
I hope he gets his.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 2:34 am
The Buddhist doctrine of KARMA teaches that any wrong behaviour will have to be PAID FOR in a future life - so cruel acts to animals should be avoided

Sharon Balloch (127)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 3:47 am
Honest to goodness I am not surprised. So many vets these days are so much more interested in money than in animals.. this man is just plain evil.. off to jail with his sorry butt.

Trequl M (170)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 5:40 am
Noted with thanks.

Bon L (0)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 5:57 am
Thanks for the info.

linda b (186)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 7:24 am
He should be in prison for life. Thanks Simone

Peggy A (109)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 11:56 am
WE NEED A PETITION,GREAT PETITION WRITERS.He burned to death 7 animals that were entrusted to his care and he may only get 24 months.Very wrong
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