The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals introduced Wednesday that Lancaster County puppy breeder Daniel Esh, 62, entered an open responsible plea to a abstract cost of animal cruelty and was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in Lancaster County Prison.
Esh additionally faces an extra 90 days of animal possession prohibition.
Esh had appealed a 90-day jail sentence obtained in September. In September, he additionally was sentenced to three years of animal possession prohibition for 12 counts of animal cruelty, which nonetheless stands.
The prices stemmed from June 4, when the Pennsylvania SPCA’s Humane Law Enforcement crew visited his Ronks, Leacock Township, farm and eliminated 13 canine discovered to have matted fur and untreated medical situations. Esh was below a canine possession prohibition order then as the results of a 2020 responsible plea to animal cruelty prices.
Esh’s spouse, Verna, 61, pleaded responsible in September to one cost of animal neglect associated to lack of veterinary care.
Their son, Omar, 22, is awaiting trial on 9 counts of animal neglect and one rely of animal cruelty in a case relating to the June animal seizure.
The PSPCA will proceed to have random inspection rights on the Esh farm, which operated as Scarlet-Maple Farm Kennel, for three years to guarantee compliance with the court docket order.
Anyone with details about this case, or different circumstances involving animal cruelty, can name the Pennsylvania SPCA’s Cruelty Hotline at 866-601-SPCA. Tips might be left anonymously.