An animal welfare check in Redmond resulted in the seizure of five dogs, and the discovery of one dead pit-bull mix.
On Feb. 25, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office followed up on a tip that several dogs had been left alone on the property for several days. The following day, the deputies carried out a search warrant at NW Progress Lane in Redmond, where they took four pit-bull mixes and one Chihuahua mix.
On the 28th, deputies ticketed Anne M. Springer of Redmond with one count of alleged Animal Neglect I and five counts of alleged Animal Neglect II. The surviving dogs are at the BrightSide Animal Shelter in Redmond.