Dog Allegedly Starved and Left to Die Deserves Justice

Target: Bill Montgomery, Attorney for Maricopa County, Arizona

Goal: Demand that the man who allegedly starved a dog and denied the animal life-saving veterinary care receives the maximum penalty by law.

A dog was reportedly starved and denied care in an unfortunate case of animal cruelty. Per police, the suspect planned to let the dog die in pain because he could not afford veterinary care. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

Deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office investigated the home belonging to Lonnie Townsend after they received reports of a malnourished and injured dog on the property. They reportedly found the dog lying in the middle of a walkway with an injured back leg. The dog also suffered from malnutrition so severe, deputies stated, that the poor animal could have died.

Deputies took the dog to Palm Glen Animal Hospital, where the dog is currently in critical condition. Charges against Townsend are pending, as deputies are waiting on the results of the veterinary report. Sign below to demand that Townsend be charged with animal cruelty and assigned the maximum penalty by law if convicted.


Dear Attorney Montgomery,

A dog suffered terribly when the poor animal was allegedly starved and neglected. The suspect reportedly planned to let the dog die because he could not afford veterinary care. We demand justice for this innocent dog.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is considering charges against Lonnie Townsend after he allegedly allowed his dog to starve and suffer with an untreated injury. Deputies reportedly found the sick and injured dog lying in the middle of a walkway. The dog had an injured back leg, deputies stated, and the poor animal was severely malnourished. Deputies took the critically injured dog to the Palm Glen Animal Hospital for treatment. Charges against Townsend are pending while deputies await the results of the veterinary report.

This abuse cannot go unpunished. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.


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Photo Credit: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

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  1. Agree all comments . Laws need to change should be on a animal register and check before owning a animal. Also this mongrel needs it to be done to them torture. If you don’t want to treat animals properly don’t fucken get one. Arseholes.

  2. I’m so sick of people saying they can’t afford it. I know it’s expensive but you have to do what you have to do. Call places for help, or payment arrangements. This person is just sick and evil. I can’t believe you can just sit back and watch your dog starve. You deserve to be starved to death.

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