Animal Abuse/Dani Update

There is no limit to the horror of animal abuse; for those that discover an animal injured at the hands of a cruel individual they are often lost for words.

Officers in Ohio were left grappling with the words to describe the disgust they felt after finding this dog at the side of the road.

Her mouth was taped, and her throat had been cut.

This dog was found by a passerby at the side of a road in Madison Township, Ohio.

For Immediate Release… August 23, 2019 We Need Your Help/Animal Cruelty…

Posted by Butler County Sheriff's Office on Friday, August 23, 2019

The dog, who later was namned Dani, was found with duct tape around its muzzle and its throat cut, was taken to Butler County Sheriffs.

After being rushed to a local veterinarian officers said the dog was on the mend.

Vets found a chip on the dog which came back registered to a local rescue center where staff said the dog was adopted in 2011.

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones said in a press release that they were now trying to trace the owner of the dog and find the person responsible for this horrific act.

“This is appalling,” officers said in the release, according to WFLA News.

“Words cannot describe the disgust I’m feeling right now. We will work diligently to find who did this and seek justice.”

The Butler County Sheriff’s Dog Warden investigated the animal cruelty case and appealed for any information to help catch the culprit.


On August 27th, Sheriff Richard K. Jones said that the Butler County Sheriff’s Detective Division along with the Butler County Dog Wardens got several leads regarding the Animal Abuse case involving the dog.

”It was determined the subject that initially reported finding Dani and taking her to the Twin Maple Veterinarian Clinic was the actual owner of the canine,” the Sheriff’s office said in a statement.

”Upon interviewing the owner it was relayed to our detectives that the canine had cut its throat on a barbed wire fence and they could not afford the veterinarian bills, so they concocted a story to get the canine help for free. The owner of the canine further advised the detectives that the canine did not have its muzzle taped up. The snout/mouth area that appeared to be injured was due to the owners keeping the canine muzzled for several hours a day due to it chewing up items in their residence and being aggressive towards their other canine,” police said in a press release.