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Animal groomer guilty of animal cruelty

March 16, 2006

Dawson -- An Albany pet groomer is found guilty of eight counts of animal cruelty.

A Terrell County jury deliberated less than two hours before finding Steve Morgan guilty of misdemeanor animal cruelty.

Morgan, the owner of Puddle Jumpers Pet Grooming, was charged with mistreating dogs, horses, goats, sheep, ducks, and chickens on his Terrell County property.

Two dogs died from what prosecutors termed "mistreatment."

Morgan will be sentenced March 29th. He could face up to a year behind bars.

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