HORRIBLE: Dog found raped & hanged from a tree

HORRIBLE: Dog found raped & hanged from a tree

Thurston County Animal Services is searching for the person who raped and killed a female dog in rural Thurston County. This is just a horrific story about the abuse that one very sick person decided to perpetrate on an innocent dog. You may need a tissue for this one.

bloody paw

From the Seattle Times:

The dog, a pit bull, was found dead hanging from a tree on Department of National Resources property on Monday, said Officer Erika Johnson of Thurston County Animal Services. A mountain biker found the dog near the second Summit Lake Shore Road exit from Highway 8.

The dog was hanging from a tree branch with her feet barely touching the ground. She was alive when she was hung and showed signs of sexual abuse.

“Something like this is not very common. This is horrific,” Johnson said.

The Humane Society of the United States and Pasados Safe Haven have offered up to $10,000 reward for information about the dog.

“To think about the suffering this dog experienced in her final moments, as well as knowing there’s an individual or individuals in our state who would perpetrate this type of abuse, is sickening. We are hopeful this reward will bring someone forward with information about this despicable crime,” said Dan Paul, the Humane Society’s Washington director.

Johnson said the killer, if found, likely will be charged with first-degree animal cruelty, a class C felony. In the 2006 legislative session, animal-cruelty laws were amended to include bestiality.

This is just sick and disgusting. I hope whoever is responsible for this poor dog’s suffering rots in hell.

Anyone with information about the dog’s death is asked to call Johnson at 360-352-2510.

Written by Katie McGuire. Send your hate mail to the author at [email protected], or feel free to mean tweet me at @GOPKatie, where I will be sure to do very little about it.


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