Dog breeder and pet abuser in trouble with the law

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The Special Group for the Fight against Animal Abuse (Gelma) of the Prosecutor’s Office managed to carry out harsh blows to animal abusers, among whom there was a conviction and an accusation was made for cases of serious effects on dogs and cats in Cundinamarca and Antioquia.

According to the Prosecutor’s Office, the owner of a dog kennel in Guaduas (Cundinamarca) was identified as Guillermo Caro Guerrero, who was sentenced for maintain several canines under his care in precarious conditions.

Between March 2019 and February 2021, the man omitted his duty to protect and care for the canines and in various visits the authorities confirmed that the animals They remained in overcrowded conditions and in dirty spaces, as well as that they suffered from multiple diseases, and had ticks, fleas and wounds in different parts of their bodies.

According to the Prosecutor’s Office, in February 2021, 21 dogs were rescued, 12 of them had serious health problems and malnutrition, and one died. The man accepted his responsibility by pre-agreement and He was sentenced to 16 months in prison, although he will pay them under house arrest.

On the other hand, the Prosecutor’s Office charged Diego Steven Munera Hoyos with the crime of aggravated animal abuse, for allegedly attacking a dog named ‘Chéster’ and a cat.

On August 6, 2023, in the Guayabal village, in Sopetrán (Antioquia), this man He would have threatened a family member with a knife and attacked the canine, causing a serious injury to his neck.

It was also identified that he attacked a family cat and also injured her, causing her death.

The indicated aggressor currently remains deprived of liberty in a prison facility, in response to a conviction against him for domestic violence.

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