Reward Offered in Benton, Arkansas Animal Cruelty Case


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Barked: Mon Jun 11, '07 2:59pm PST 
June 5, 2007

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is offering a $2500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for skinning a pet beagle mix alive.

The Case:
Missy, a beagle mix, was able to walk to her owner's garage door on Oak Shale Road in Benton, Arkansas after having been partially skinned alive last week. According to Dr. Howard Foggo, the veterinarian who treated and ultimately euthanized Missy, the dog was skinned by someone who knew how to skin an animal.

Animal Cruelty:
The connection between animal cruelty and human violence is well documented. The HSUS First Strike Campaign® raises public awareness and educates communities about this connection while providing a variety of resources to law enforcement agencies, social work professionals, educators, legislators and families. The HSUS offers rewards in animal cruelty cases across the country and works to strengthen laws against animal cruelty. Visit

The Investigators:
The Saline County sheriff's office is investigating the case. Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact Lt. Tracy Gay at 501-303-5608.


The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest animal protection organization – backed by 10 million Americans, or one of every 30. For more than a half-century, The HSUS has been fighting for the protection of all animals through advocacy, education and hands-on programs. Celebrating animals and confronting cruelty -- On the web at

The HSUS' Southwest Regional Office serves Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Kathy Covey, (301) 258-3126

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Barked: Mon Jun 11, '07 4:35pm PST 
Please sign this petition for Missy:

Public Seeks Felony Charges for Heinous Act of Skinning Dog Alive

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Barked: Mon Jun 11, '07 9:38pm PST 
We signed the petition.. you bet we support it too..
Thank you Clancy