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a Louisiana mother and daughter He was arrested and charged with abusing dogs at a training facility.
Owners of Cypress Arrow Kennel and K9 Academy, Tina Frey, 52, and her daughter Victoria Brimmer, 21, are facing two counts of aggravated animal cruelty, according to the Lapides Parish Sheriff’s Office. said in a Facebook post on Thursday.
The two were arrested after authorities warned them in a video on social media of Frey hitting a Cane Corso dog on the head with a riding crop. confirmed.
In this way, police were able to establish “sufficient probable cause to support the original complaint,” the sheriff’s office said.
Both defendants were released on $10,000 bail.
The sheriff’s office said the investigation remains “very active and ongoing” and that the mother and daughter may face additional fee.
In a Facebook post, Sheriff Mark Wood said, “We would like to thank the public for their patience with us as we conduct a full and thorough investigation into these allegations.”
“I would also like to commend the animal control department and detectives for investigating this case, not bowing to the pressure of a speedy arrest, and for maintaining an evidence-based course,” he continued. We always take these animal complaints seriously, but we also need to investigate and confirm that the alleged crimes are in compliance with the law.”
Frey’s attorney, Brad Dorell, insisted his client was innocent, saying in a statement to People magazine: other trainers. ”
Drell said Frey is an “expert” with Cane Corso.
“Weighing over 100 pounds, it can be very dangerous to humans unless it’s trained property,” he said, noting recent incidents of the breed attacking people.
Lawyers dealt with video depicting alleged abuse, saying Frey’s clip “using squirt [a short whip] As for “a dog named Fenixx”, it gives the false impression that the dog is injured.
“in the meantime, video is in the way For many people to see, what they need to understand is that Phoenix was trying to chew on the string at the time, which could have allowed Phoenix to bite Ms. Frey or her daughter.” he said.
The video shows two women each holding a leash and pulling in opposite directions, while one woman, whom Doreal identifies as Frey, flogs the animal.
He said Frey used Kurt to stop it dog that doesn’t bite The video said the owners of Frey and Phoenix used Quit themselves and showed they were “not experiencing pain.”
“The quit makes noise, but it’s flexible and painless,” Dorell said. “I understand that many people feel strongly that Kurt should never be used to correct a dog, but the use of Kurt is not inhumane under the law,” Phoenix said. I didn’t, as you can see in the video.”