Public asked to help ID suspect in death of rescue dog

Public asked to help ID suspect in death of rescue dog
Public asked to help ID suspect in death of rescue dog

A Camarillo puppy rescue shelter is providing a $17,000 reward for suggestions that guide to the arrest of a individual in the dying of a single of its canines.

Security footage reveals an individual in a hoodie break into the Paw Works’ Camarillo facility about 2:40 a.m. Thursday regardless of the facility’s elaborate stability procedure, Brittany Vizcarra, the shelter’s director of operations, stated Monday.

As the canine in their crates start out barking loudly at the intruder, the man or woman initially tries to get just one of them out of its cage but provides up after the puppy attempts to chunk him, the footage exhibits. The person then normally takes a second dog, Quite Girl, from its crate and exits the Nice Valley Road facility with the canine about 2:45 a.m., the footage exhibits.

Quite Lady, about 3 yrs aged, was noticed along with Freeway 101 in the Newbury Park place many several hours later on with severe injuries. She experienced evidently been hit by a car, Vizcarra claimed.

A passerby rushed her to the Paw Works Veterinary Hospital in Thousand Oaks at about 9 a.m. Pretty Girl died at the healthcare facility.

“This is just intestine-wrenching,” Vizcarra reported. “I won’t be able to even start to put into words and phrases how that felt, that it really transpired.”

Camarillo police are investigating the incident, but as of Monday, had not identified the suspect, Detective Michael Dixon mentioned.

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Paw Works is providing a $12,000 reward to the community to enable police come across and arrest the perpetrator. The reward is made up of neighborhood donations.

Men and women for the Ethical Therapy of Animals said in a statement Monday it is incorporating $5,000 to the reward.

“This vulnerable dog essential someone to adore and care for her, but as a substitute, an individual stole her, abused her and left her for lifeless,” Colleen O’Brien, PETA senior vice president, said in a statement. “PETA urges anybody with details to appear ahead so her killer can be prevented from hurting anybody else.”

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Persons who would like to donate to the Paw Will work reward could do so by means of its website,, PayPal, Venmo or check sent to Paw Operates, 2255 Enjoyable Valley Street, Unit K, Camarillo, CA 93012.

“Paw Works’ workforce is grateful for their neighborhood who have banded with each other to lend help in the midst of this devastating tragedy,” the team reported in a assertion.

The nonprofit also has an adoption heart in The Oaks shopping mall, 350 W. Hillcrest Generate, Thousand Oaks.

Mike Harris covers the East County cities of Moorpark, Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks, as properly as transportation countywide. You can make contact with him at [email protected] or 805-437-0323.

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