Punish Man Who Allegedly Used Dog as Weapon


Target: Douglas Moshier, Park City, Kansas City Attorney

Goal: Give man harshest penalty under law if found guilty of using dog as weapon.

A man allegedly swung his dog in the air, using his dog as a weapon. He needs to be punished to the fullest extent of the law in order to better ensure he does not hurt other animals.

Police reported Michael Rush had been walking through backyards with his dog in Park City, Kansas when he was confronted. The man then grabbed the leash with his dog still on it and swung it towards the officers. The Pekingese mix probably experienced a lot of pain, as it is a smaller and therefore more fragile breed of dog.

Although the man has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty, he has not yet been sentenced. Intentionally using a dog as a weapon is purposely injuring it, and such a crime in Kansas is punishable by up to one year in prison and up to a $2,500 fine.

Sign this petition, and demand this man get the maximum prison sentence and fine if he is found guilty of committing this heinous crime. Pets deserve our love and protection, not to be used in sick and violent ways.


Dear Attorney Moshier,

It was reported that a resident in your city recently swung a dog at police officers to use it as a weapon. It is important this man be given the maximum penalty under law to help prevent him from severely injuring other animals in the future.

The man was allegedly walking around peoples’ backyards with his dog at night. Instead of being cooperative when approached by officers, the man reportedly decided to yank his dog’s leash in the air and violently swing the dog toward them. Several officers had to tase the man in order to stop him from acting in this violent manner.

Not only is this man likely abusive towards animals, but the fact that it took several officers to take him down is also an indication that he is probably a danger to others around him.

For all of these reasons, I encourage you to advise that this man be given the harshest sentence under law, including a one-year prison sentence and a $2,500 fine if he is found guilty of this sick crime. Pets deserve to be taken care of, not abused by callous owners.


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  2. Hope the dog is Ok. Is it in a safe place, away from this moron?

  3. Eye for an eye.

  4. Please chop his hands Monsters must be dead

  5. Sentence this low-life bastard to the max. What a horrible thing to do. He deserves to be punished severely.

  6. Natasha polychuk Natasha polychuk says:

    what an idiot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. This idiot must be held accountable for committing such a cruel & callous crime — I hope this sweetie dog at present is in a safe and loving environment === from hereon in, this idiot should NEVER own dogs or any other animal === Michael Rush is a danger to us all, especially the innocent and vulnerable!

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