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Criminal – Animal Cruelty – Neglect – Equine Medical Treatment (access required)

The owner of a farm for homeless horses who failed to get emergency veterinary treatment for a horse that was emaciated and dehydrated, and that had been down for two days, can be misdemeanor animal cruelty conviction, the Supreme Court of Virginia holds. We agree there was ample evidence to support a finding that defendant deprived ...