Pulaski County man charged with burning his dog to death

A Pulaski County, Kentucky man faces charges of animal cruelty after officers from the Kentucky State Police stated the man burned his dog to death.

After a call from a concerned neighbor on Firday, authorities arrived at the home of James C. Calhoun where Trooper William Cowan found a dead dog behind the house. The dog had been burned. According to Kentucky.com, Calhoun came out of the house brandishing a pistol. After several warnings to drop the gun, Calhoun relinquished his weapon.

Calhoun, 40, has been charged with torture of a dog, first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, tampering with evidence, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and trespassing.

It is not known why the suspect allegedly burned his dog. This is a developing story. More details will follow.

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23 replies
  1. Gizmos Mommy says:

    Sick fuckin bastard. Depraved maggot SOS. There aren’t words to describe this organism. But if I had 1 minute with “it”, I’d demand respect for Ms Glock!!!

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  2. Darla says:

    I say to burn this MF alive. I’ll even pay for the gasoline. RIP sweet dog. I have a feeling your entire life was one of torture.

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  3. vicki hood says:

    Whoa. Thats not all. We want reports, prosecution and this POS taken to prison where Bubba can take care of him. Keep us informed. Follow the judge and the DA. Action please.

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  4. Mary Ann Clark says:

    There is no excuse for this atrocity! This man needs to be imprisoned forever! That is more mercy than he will ever deserve! RIP poor dog!

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  5. Barkley's Mom says:

    Oh please, put this POS in jail and throw away the key! I’m sorry the monster gave up his gun and didn’t get shot himself! Why is there so much evil anymore!

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    • Bunny Peters says:

      I agree with you!!!

      This useless POS has a spot reserved for him in Hell where he will burn forever for his cruelty……. let’s hope he gets there ASAP…… after a painful and terrifying death……

      RIP precious furbaby. Look for MacKitty in Heaven and he will introduce you to his snuggle buddies……

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  6. Barbara Garabedian says:

    Sick bastard what kind of evil devil are you why do u not kill yourself & die in the fire yourself god bless the doggie Rest In Peace bg

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  7. Adrienne says:

    We all know what should be done to this piece of garbage. Burn it like you do any piece of trash. If only it could be done to this scum. Hope he is locked up for a long time and the inmates take care of him. Disgusting, vile thing.

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  8. Nancy Raymond says:

    This being Kentucky I seriously doubt Calhoun will get the punishment he deserves – his deplorable cruelty should put him in prison for 20 years but he will more than likely get little to no jail time, Kentucky being a state that treats animal abusers like litterers so hopefully he will get a megadose of street justice and end up dying painfully and slowly in the gutter which is exactly what this cruelty warrants.

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    • Nadya Wall-Rossi says:

      Sadly, I understand that that is how all of the southern states deal with animal abusers. Not that the Dakota’s or Wyoming are any better. Calhoun sounds like an ignorant alcoholic hillbilly.

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  9. Tracy Whitcomb says:

    He needs to go STRAIGHT to Prison!!! This is HORRIBLE and he doesn’t deserve to Breathe free air ever again!!

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  10. Cynthia Como says:

    SO SO HORRIFIC!!! Unfortunately this took place in Kentucky which ranks 50th in animal protection laws and has been in that spot for the last 10 yrs! This state is as bad as China for dogs who are unfortunate enough to exist there. U would think that if there are animal lovers in Kentucky that they would do the hard work and get the laws there changed,and continue the work involved until better laws are enacted! It really should not be as hard as it is to get the laws that u want enacted state wide but it is hard,very hard, but u keep at it until u succeed! So are there any animal lovers in Kentucky that give damn? Makes me wonder! I can only hope this evil POS will pay for his cruel and evil acts when he meets his maker,he doesn’t deserve to breathe! RIP POOR DOG❤️ We don’t even know ur name!

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  11. pennysdachshunds says:

    Probably FLYING HIGH on EVERY ILLEGIAL DRUG he can get his hands. !!!!KENTUCKY!!!! is a SICK !SICK! STATE!!!

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