Odessa Animal Control Investigating Case of Possible Horse Abuse

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - Odessa Animal Control is looking into a case of possible horse abuse.

NewsWest 9 was tipped off by a viewer that two horses at a home in West Odessa were being starved and one of them looked like it had Mange.

NewsWest 9 contacted Odessa Police who then got a hold of animal control.

Animal control officers did go out to the home on Tuesday evening but the residents were not there.

From looking at the animals, you can see that they are obviously not being taken care of.

Animal control officers left a note on the door.

Under the alleged violation, a box was checked saying fails unreasonably to provide necessary food, water, shelter or care.

We will keep you updated on the investigation.