Dogtown dog park in Cape Girardeau is a local hot spot for dogs and their people. It’s the only park around specifically designed for dogs and is fenced for off-leash play, exercise, and socialization. It’s a popular place.
On Tuesday, Wrecker, a regular visitor to Dogtown, went for a routine run and play with his family. Nothing appeared off during the visit, but within minutes of leaving the park Wrecker became unresponsive and had to be rushed to his veterinarian.
Wrecker died on Wednesday.
The Kennett Humane Department reports Saturday that animals are being shot in the vicinity of of local dunk hunting spot near Kennett, Mo.
Cindy and Danny has no idea what a backyard breeder was. Nor did they have any idea someone who claimed to be in rescue could be so unscrupulous.
“We do not tolerate animal neglect in Hayti,” Hayti Chief of Police Paul Sheckell said. “We want to send a message that we will prosecute animal abuse when it is called to our attention.”