In an opinion released earlier this month, the high court said the matter should have never been considered because the state lacks the authority to appeal a judge’s sentencing in a misdemeanor case.
The sheriff’s office says the owner, 41-year-old Monica Foster of Dallas, was cited for investigation of animal neglect
The Marion County sheriff’s office says a 20-year-old man put his grandmother’s dog in a hot oven because it nipped him.
For now, Obie the overweight dachshund will remain with the caretaker who has helped the formerly 70-pound pooch to shed 15 pounds so far.
Troutdale police say they’ve arrested four people on charges of dragging a dog leashed to their vehicle 600 feet through a truck stop, tearing off most of the animal’s foot pads and nails.