Horrific cruelty – dog tied to pole and set on fire

Dog tied to pole and set on fire
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On Monday, an animal control agency in Virginia reached out via social media with a horrific case of animal cruelty which left a dog with widespread, life-threatening burns. According to Richmond Animal Care and Control, someone tied a dog to a pole, doused him in accelerant and set him on fire.

The animal welfare agency described what is known about the crime:

Last night (2/10/19) at 7:30 pm a male brindle pit bull with a camo collar was tied to a pole in Abner Clay Park off the 200 Block of W Clay Street covered in accelerant and intentionally set on fire. Witnesses saw a adult male suspect wearing multiple layers of pants run from the scene towards Belvidere Street.

The victimized dog

The dog has been dubbed Tommie, and he is recuperating from widespread burns, which cover 40 percent of his body, at Virginia Veterinary Centers. Donations for his ongoing care can be made at this link.

Information needed

Information is needed to solve this heinous crime. The animal control agency wrote:

If you have information about this crime call Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or submit your tip through the 3PTips. ANY information, anything you saw, anyone you suspect, if you have ever seen this dog, please call or message it in – no information is insignificant. We want to find the person responsible for this heinous crime.

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Yesterday: Heartbroken owner found dog suffocated in bag – more here.

More: Former officer sentenced for death of K9 partner – more here.

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  1. I can’t believe this horrible act could b done on this poor ? soul!! I pray he gets better!!! I know he must b in horrendous pain!! I’ll b praying 4 u Tommie! And also I pray this person is caught!!! Rest now my sweet baby Tommie!!! thank you

  2. Pray for this pup and hope in spite of this horrific abuse, he survives. Wish someone had taken a cell phone pic of this vile monster who did this and do the same to him. Police do your job and find this criminal.

  3. This shit is killing me inside. My friends and family ask why I put myself through this. But someone has to witness these atrocities and help if they can in anyway. These poor babies have no voice of their own.

  4. There isn’t much for me to say except this is a sick useless subhuman and totally fucked up and deserves to be tortured and rot with cancer slowly. hat a sorry ass POS. I just want to get my hands on this bastard.

  5. BEYOND EVIL &DEMONIC!!!! If the PSYCHOPATH is able to deter Being apprehended for “This Horrific and Torturous ” Act of a Serial Killer, He will continue and the Victims will soon become Humans that are in Danger of the Same Treatment!!! Elders, Children, Handicapped, Homeless… He is a pyromania , sociopath, maniac and he uses Fire to destroy and cause unbearable pain… The whole of this State, Local Lawenforcemnt , Highway Patrol, Narcotic Squad, Undercover, National Guards, Special Agents, Should ALL be working together ,,,, giving rewards for information and Assistance in Putting this Demonic Perp DOWN and I mean Down to STAY!!!

  6. The only way to stop and rid the planet of these psychopathic depraved pea size brain animal torturers is to commit the same unimaginable torture and suffering against these psychopathic monsters that this lowlife filth committed against their defenceless and innocent victims. That psychopathic monster who tied an innocent and helpless dog to a pole and doused the innocent dog with accelerant and intentionally set the innocent and helpless dog on fire must be tortured to death by the same unimaginable torture and suffering this psycho deliberately committed against the innocent dog. Die you evil monster bastard.
    Get well doggy and live a long and happy life with a beloved family. Not all human beings are psychopathic animal torturing monsters.

  7. Is there a fund being set up for people to donate to have a reward to catch the bastard/s who did this??? Sometimes money talks and somebody knows who did this.


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