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The Chatanoogan, Monday, June 24, 2013 The shattered Tennessee Walking Horse industry will once again fall under the glower of the world’s horse advocates today when a known “Big Lick” trainer, Larry Joe Wheelon, is scheduled to be arraigned on one charge of aggravated animal cruelty...

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Bismark Tribune / Jenny Michael / January 28, 2013 [caption id="attachment_14259" align="alignleft" width="300"] WILL KINCAID/Tribune file photo Morton County Sheriff Dave Shipman.[/caption] The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has taken more than 100 horses into its care after finding 96 dead horses at a ranch north of New...

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A Saturday afternoon call to the police department complained about a couple screaming at one another. The dispatcher sent a unit to check on a possible domestic violence situation. Alcohol was involved, as it often is, but when they ran a check of the father...

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Equine Cruelty Investigations - The Horse By Pat Raia • Oct 01, 2012 • Article #30921 [caption id="attachment_12479" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Jerry Finch[/caption] Veterinarians and animal welfare organizations help law officers investigate equine cruelty cases and teach them how to recognize signs of neglect. In May 2012 an...