Elkhorn man cited for leaving malnourished dogs in Walmart parking lot

DELAVAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 48-year-old Elkhorn man was cited for abandoning two malnourished dogs in a Walmart parking lot in Delavan. 

Jeffrey Freund was cited for disorderly conduct and mistreatment of animals. 

A charge of intentionally abandoning animals was referred to the Walworth County District Attorney's Office for review. 

Delavan police want to remind everyone if you are having trouble caring for your pets, Lakeland Animal Shelter is a non-kill animal shelter. 

"Do not dump your pet to fend for themselves, take them to the shelter where they will be cared for and eventually adopted out," Delavan police said in a news release. 

Share this article: