Oklahoma Pair Charged for Allegedly Feeding Horses to Dogs

Two Oklahoma men are facing multiple animal cruelty charges for allegedly allowing their dogs to feed on carcasses of their dead horses.

LeFlore County Undersheriff Donnie Edwards said that on Dec. 12 Sheriff's Department personnel arrested Albert McReynolds and his grandson William McReynolds after discovering several dogs chained to horse carcasses on McReynolds' property, allegedly to feed on the dead horses. Investigators also confiscated four live horses residing on the property. Those animals are now under rehabilitative care.

"They were in bad shape; really bad shape," Edwards said.

Neither Albert nor William McReynolds was available for comment.

Albert McReynolds and William McReynolds were later each charged with 15 counts of animal cruelty, Edwards said. Both men are free on bond.

Edwards declined comment on the ongoing investigation.

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Pat Raia

Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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