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Dog Abuser Rejects Plea Deal

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 1:00pm

On April 15, after reconfirming her not guilty plea to animal torture charges, Tiara Davis rejected a 60-day jail deal offered by the District Attorney. In a heavily publicized case, Davis was caught on video violently kicking and leash-choking her nine-pound Pomeranian, Sparky. The incident occurred on January 11 in the Grant Houses in Morningside Heights, the same public housing project where surveillance video captured an unrelated dog beating only two weeks prior the incident.

It was approximately 2:00 A.M. on January 11, when the NYPD's in-elevator surveillance system captured Davis beating the four-year-old dog. The 31-year-old apparently lost her temper after Sparky urinated on the elevator floor. The video clearly shows Davis punching, kicking and swinging the small dog by his neck until he blacked out. Sparky suffered multiple bruises, possible liver damage and emaciation. He is currently recuperating at the ASPCA Bergh Memorial Hospital.

"There was no justification for this violent act of cruelty," says Stacy Wolf, Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel for the ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Department "I think the plea deal is generous and should be reconsidered by the defendant, I am not sure a jury would be as lenient."

Davis, who was arrested by ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Agents the same morning the beating occurred, is due back in court on May 12, where the possibility of trial awaits her.

If you know of an animal whose health is being compromised by neglect or abuse, please report it. Visit our Report Cruelty FAQ to learn how to report cruelty in your neighborhood.

Comments

Comments

JZ

TOTALLY agree with you!!!!

Defineley

A bullet to the head would be too quick. Should be hung just enough to black out and revived and done over and over until she is brain dead!!

Mario

A bullet to the head? It's a dog. It's a pet. It's a disposable item.

dash

hey, we're all animals. We're all disposable. A bullet to her head would just speed up the process a bit!

ojo oluwakemi O...

this woman is a monster and will abuse any child in her care she is a wicked soul that needs to be kept away from sane people.The dog is helpless so malso a child the authority should have her monitored such a person with so much violence in her can attack a human and kill.

dee

I hope she is severely punished for what she did to this poor dog!!

Brian

Bullet in the head Kay? It was just a dam dog.

dee

IT WAS JUST A DAMN DOG! REALLY BRIAN, IT'S PEOPLE LIKE YOU WHO DON'T UNDERSTAND THE VALUE OF AN ANIMAL. A BULLET IN THE HEAD IS KIND OF HARSH IS WHAT YOU COULD HAVE SAID. I HOPE SHE GETS LOTS OF JAIL TIME AND THAT THERE ARE SOME REAL BIG ANIMAL LOVERS IN THERE!!!

JZ

Do you have a thing in your life you love beyond measure? Apparently not. It's not just a damn anything if it is helpless to some fuck with a bad temper. My only hope is that YOU never have children or pets because you will NEVER deserve them!

Sondra Green

sad, sad, you are truly a pitiful human vulture,

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