The young Boxer-Bulldog mix immediately bruised limbs from being left out of time freezing. Another animal on property, a Shih-Tzu dog already had frozen to death. "He is lucky. That is a long time to be outside of this bitter cold, said Denise Officer Humane Willis, friendship APL.
Presumed owner dogs, 38-year-old Sandy Hayslett, is charged with cruelty to companion animals.
While she was released on a personal bond of $ 750, his arrest triggered a flurry of calls in APL in Elyria, Ohio. "I'm getting a lot of calls today about dogs left out," said Willis who investigates each call. "We did a lot of today and have a lot to do tomorrow."
If a person suspected of abusing or sees an animal left off in Frigid Weather, the APL recommends calling them or the police. "Certainly call the APL because we will send someone to check it out and remain anonymous," said Willis.
With temperatures dipping into single digits windchills--well below freezing at times--official cruelty should all animals be worn inside or sheltered inside a garage or basement.
If a person must hold an animal outside, APL officers recommend providing good shelter.
"Should not be too great," said Willis. "The Pet must be able to cuddle and stay warm."
Several centimeters of clean dry hay is ideal for providing heat and fresh water is also important. "And I put that in because crashes in one hour at this time," Willis said Fox News 8.
An animal can die fairly quickly in winter freezing elements. Officials urge that if a person absolutely unable to properly care for your pet, they can always get them to a shelter APL.