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Arrest Warrant Issued in Frederick Animal Neglect

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TILLMAN CO., Okla_ Animal doctors in Frederick say a pit bull named Daisy had been so neglected, they had no choice but to euthanize her in mid-December. On Christmas Eve, the district attorney asked a judge to sign off on a warrant for her owner's arrest.

According to a court document, police were alerted to Daisy's dire condition after neighbors became concerned over the dog's living conditions. They said she was left chained to a pole, left without food, and with little to no shelter even in the snow.

When police talked to the owner he admitted to neglecting the animal, and while a warrant for his arrest has been issued, he hasn't been taken into custody. I talked to several neighbors who didn't want to go on camera. They said Daisy's living conditions weren't fit for an animal.

When police went to investigate allegations of animal neglect, they found Daisy the pit bull living inside a camper shell that sits on top of a pile of dirt. When police found her, they say the temperature was only 39 degrees, and there was snow on the ground. Her makeshift home wasn't enclosed or even insulated. Police thought the dog was dead, then they realized she was barely alive. Daisy was chained to a pole, and her chain was wrapped so tightly around it she couldn't even get into her house if she wanted to. She had no food and frozen water. Even worse, police say she was lying in her own feces. When police questioned her owner, he said he had not checked on her since the day before. Daisy was taken to a veterinarian who said there was nothing left she could do for the dog, and the most humane thing to do was euthanize her. 7News tried to speak with Daisy's owner, but he refused to come out of his house. Thursday, a warrant for animal abuse was issued for his arrest.

Neighbors also told 7News Daisy wasn't the owner's only pet. They say he has a German Shepherd that lives inside his home and seems to be well taken care of.

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