Four boys have been arrested and booked into a juvenile detention center for brutally beating a kitten to death earlier this month, police said.
LORAIN, Ohio - Area animal rescue organizations plan to rally support for the emaciated pit bull found in Lorain, as well as other abused dogs.
The Justice for Herbie Dog Walk Event starts at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday at Streator Park, between Long and Reid Avenues.
Herbie, weighing a mere 25 pounds, was discovered on West 11th Street in Lorain last weekend. The dog couldn't walk or stand up, but is making improvements. Earlier this week, he started eating out of clinic workers' hands.
Those organizing the walk hope to raise awareness and help find the person responsible for Herbie's abuse. The walk will also address House Bill 108, also known as Nitro's Law, which would increase punishment for those who abuse animals.
The walk is one mile and all dogs must be leashed. Organizers encourage participating pups to wear purple ribbons or bandanas. For more information on the walk, click here http://on.fb.me/TPoAPa .
Donations are still needed to provide Herbie the care he needs. The Wood Foundation, a non-profit for injured and abused animals, is accepting funds at 4205 Oberlin Ave., Lorain for the Lorain Animal Clinic.
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