Dog reported malnourished in St. James

Published 9:01 am Monday, August 29, 2022

The St. James Sheriff’s Office was notified on Sunday via email and Facebook posts of a dog located in Vacherie which was chained to a post and appeared malnourished. A supervisor was dispatched to the residence and the owner of the dog was instructed to take it to a veterinarian immediately. The first concern is to make sure the dog is cared for and the Sheriff’s Office has advised it will consult with the veterinarian to help in the  investigation. SJSO is  awaiting results of the dog’s examination and will proceed accordingly.