Owners of deceased dog speak in “Off Leash” court, Off Leash attorney makes case

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — News Channel 11 is reporting from the courtroom that the attorney for Off Leash K-9 Training is making the case that the owner of the establishment, Randi LaFerney, had no contact with the dog until after it was deceased.

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News Channel 11 reports from the courtroom that the owners of the deceased dog are in court this morning.

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The owner of “Off Leash K-9 Training” and a trainer at the Johnson City facility are back in court this morning. 

The suspects first appeared in court on May 14 of this year.

PREVIOUS STORY: Off Leash K9 facility owner, trainer make first court appearance for animal cruelty charges

Owner “Randi Laferney” and trainer “Andrew Hunigan” both face animal cruelty charges after a dog reportedly died while in boarding at the facility.

A necropsy report revealed the 8-month-old miniature bull terrier died from starvation.

A preliminary hearing is set for today to determine if there is probable cause in their cases. Check for updates both on air and online at wjhl.com.

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