Exotic animals removed from Clermont County park

Exotic animals removed from Clermont County park


MOLLIE: CLERMONT ANIMAL CARE
HUMANE SOCIETY IS NOW HOME TO
NEW ANIMALS. TAKEN FROM PROPERTY WHERE COURT
DOCUMENTS SAY THEY WEREN’T BEING
TAKEN CARE OF.>>SOMEONE EXPRESSED SOME
CONCERN AND WHEN OUR OFFICERS
WENT OUT IT WAS ENOUGH THAT THEY
FELT THEY NEEDED TO TAKE THE
ANIMALS FROM THE PROPERTY. MOLLIE: 13 ANIMALS SEIZED FROM
THE SPENCER PARK AVIARY IN NEW
RICHMOND. THIS PHOTO SHOWS AN UNDERWEIGHT
MINIATURE HORSE. AND THIS PHOTO SHOWS ONE OF
THREE DONKEYS TAKEN FROM THE
PROPERTY. THIS ONE WITH MATTED HAI
THESE POT BELLY PIGS ARE AMONG
TWO OF THE ANIMALS TAKEN FROM
THAT PROPERTY. THEY’RE BEING KEPT HERE AT THE
SHELTER BUT SOME OF THE OTHER
ANIMALS ARE EXOTIC AND HAVE BEEN
SENT TO FOSTER SITUATIONS THAT
ARE BETTER EQUIPPED FOR THEIR
NEEDS. MOLLIE: —
>>YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT’S GOING
TO HAPPEN HERE AT THE SHELTER. WE’RE SORT OF READY FOR
ANYTHING. MOLLIE: AND THIS CASE IS
DEFINITELY UNIQU
TWO GOLDEN PHEASANTS, A GOAT,
KOOKABURRA, AND SEVERAL FENNEC
FOXES WERE ALSO TAKEN FROM THE
PROPERTY.>>SOME OF THEM WERE VERY
SPECIALIZED, EXOTIC ANIMALS AND
WE’RE NOT EQUIPPED TO HANDLE
EVERY TYPE OF ANIMAL SO WE
REACHED OUT FAIRLY QUICKLY TO
ANIMAL RESEARCHERS AND EXPERTS IN THE FIELD
MOLLIE: THE OWNER, JEFFREY
HARTNADY, IS CHARGED WITH 13
MISDEMEANOR COUNTS OF ANIMAL
CRUELTY.>>WE CAN’T BE OUT IN THE
COMMUNITY, EYES AND EARS
EVERYWHERE AND WE REALLY COUNT
ON PEOPLE WHO CARE ABOUT ANIMALS
TO LET US KNOW IF THERE’S
SOMETHING THAT DOESN’T LOOK RIGH

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