May 11, 2021

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Ozark veterinarian charged with two counts of animal cruelty

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -Dr. Richard Timothy Logan, the Ozark veterinarian under fire for his treatment of a cat, has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.

He was booked very last night time and introduced from the Ozark police division, pending trial.

Dr. Richard Timothy Logan, the Ozark veterinarian beneath hearth for his procedure of a cat, has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.(Resource: Ozark Law enforcement Division)

Chief Marlos Walker explained that the investigation stemmed from a video posted to social media that showed Dr. Logan getting to be combative with the cat he treated at Andrews Avenue Animal Medical center.

Investigators positioned the cat’s owner and interviewed some others who experienced information and facts related to the circumstance, per Walker.

A individual state investigation could price tag Logan his license.

On the other hand, his lawyer believes some are misjudging Logan.

“He is a good veterinarian and individuals are destroying this man’s reputation,” David Harrison advised WTVY.

“I have instructed Dr. Logan to file a lawsuit in opposition to all who have smeared lies on social media. Fb is not a courtroom of legislation,” Harrison mentioned.

Due to the fact the scenarios are municipal misdemeanors, Logan most likely will not confront jail time. Nevertheless, the Alabama Veterinary Healthcare Examiner’s Board could revoke his license.

This tale has been up-to-date with Mr. Harrison’s feedback.

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