Tre'Vonte Mitchell, arrested and charged for animal cruelty, failed to appear for his sentencing and now has a warrant out.
RAVENNA, Ohio - The starving and near-death dog that was rescued in Portage County is improving.
Eeyore, a boxer/mastiff mix, was suffering from hypothermia, weighed a mere 47 pounds, and was eating mulch and rocks because he was so hungry. The staff at the Portage Animal Protective League was horrified when he was first brought to them in mid-October.
On Wednesday, Portage APL Executive Director Chalan Lowry said Eeyore is eating more than seven cups a food a day, which is more than a dog his size should be eating, as they try to get him to a healthy weight. The poor pup should weigh about 90 pounds.
Lowry said Eeyore, whose bones still show, is much more energetic and even tugs on the leash.
"He has skin issues so it was hard to get photos. He kept rubbing his face on the staff and then wanting to look around at everything. Good sign, but not great for pictures," Lowry said. "He is making stead progress."
Four boys have been arrested and booked into a juvenile detention center for brutally beating a kitten to death earlier this month, police said.
A sick kitten is being nursed back to health after being found in a trash bag.
Two dogs rescued from a car parked downtown early Thursday morning have been returned to their owners.
A Stow man was booked into police custody after he was accused of shooting a dog to death.