BLACKSTONE, Va. — The family of three dogs intentionally poisoned is opening an animal rescue in their memory.
Maggie Scarano is in the process of opening Patty Swamp Rescue in memory of Spot, Puppy Moo Moo and Dude. The dogs had to be euthanized in February 2016 after her former neighbor fed them antifreeze laced dog food.
William Homer Martin was convicted of three counts of felony animal cruelty and given community service.
“We don’t feel that there was a great amount of justice through the whole court thing,” said Scarano. “We’ve really been looking for a way to grow and move on a little bit and I think building something positive in their memory is what we all have agreed on and the dog rescue just seems like such a great fit for the property,”
Scarano said her daughter Maci has been traumatized by the loss of her best friends.
“Maci is 5 now …