Bail was set at $2,500 for a Yelm man accused of abusing his 11 sheep and growing marijuana at his home.
March is National Pet Poison Prevention Month. Here courtesy of Northwest Equine Stewardship Center is a list of the Pacific Northwest “Deadly 7″ toxic weeds and plants that livestock owners should learn to recognize and the symptoms they can cause in your animals.
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Two horses and a mule were seized from a rural farm, part a shocking case of animal cruelty in Thurston County. One horse was in such bad shape veterinarians had to put him down on the spot. The case is being investigated by the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office and investigators say it’s not the first time the animal’s owners have been accused of abuse.
Hooved Animal Rescue of Thurston County recently placed two starving horses and a mule into foster homes, and now it’s asking the public to help get the animals rehabilitated.