Woman arrested for shooting dog with an arrow

Woman arrested for shooting dog through the head with an arrow

A Florida woman has been arrested for shooting a dog through the head with an arrow. As reported by the Florida Times Union, 37-year-old Carey Marie Wilson, of Hilliard, is facing a charge of animal cruelty for shooting a four-year-old Labrador retriever earlier this month.

The yellow lab, dubbed Unicorn, is being cared for at the Nassau County Animal Services facility – he is said to be doing well after undergoing emergency surgery to remove the arrow that pierced his head.

The original posting from the animal welfare agency included a request for the public’s assistance in the cruelty investigation:

Nassau County Animal Services needs your help

On or about May 18, 2020, in Hilliard, Florida someone shot this dog in the head with a 16” crossbow arrow.

If you have information on the person or persons who did this, please contact Nassau County Animal Services, (904) 530 -5160, M – F, 8 AM to 5 PM, or the Nassau County Sheriff’s office, (904) 225-5174. You may remain anonymous.

Please share this post with your friends and let’s find out who shot this loving dog.

Thanks to a tip, investigators were able to locate Wilson, who has since admitted that “she was wrong” for shooting the dog. The woman claims that she had problems in the past with the dog trying to get her chickens. Wilson allegedly shot the dog when he was urinating on her car tires – he was not being aggressive at the time.

Unicorn will be available for adoption after he has recuperated. The animal services facility is accepting donations for his ongoing care at their website.

(Booking photo and image of dog via Facebook)

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2 replies
  1. Bunny Peters says:

    Glad Unicorn is getting the veterinary help he needs!!!!!

    Hope he recovers ASAP!!! Hope he is rehomed into a loving furever family where he will be treated as a beloved family member.

    This POS is pure evil!!!!!!!! Lock this POS up and lose the keys!!!!! Should only leave prison in a pine box (& that is way too good for her)……. She will burn in the hottest part of Hell forever for her cruelty……. She can’t get to Hell fast enough………

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