Valley Grande, AL – Alabama couple Caroline Dunnam, 26, and Andrew Parrish, 23, have been jailed after they allegedly hung their dog by the neck, snapped a photo of the assault and posted it to Facebook.
According to police, an investigation was launched after Dunnam and Parrish tied a rope to their dog’s neck and hung the animal from a ceiling tile in what appeared to be their living room.
After snapping a photograph of the hanging dog, the couple posted the images to Dunnam’s Facebook page. When several people complained about the photographs, Dunnam (or someone using her account) defended the photographs.
SIC “If u have a problem with my personal (expletive) FB page, delete me and go on somewhere I don’t give a (expletive) what anybody on here thinks end of story,” Dunnam allegedly responded.
Investigators began looking into the matter after someone saw the post and called police.
Although the incident took place in late November, the couple eventually turned themselves in. The dog was placed into the custody of Selma Animal Hospital.
Dunnam and Parish were booked into the Dallas County Jail and charged with animal cruelty. They were released after posting $500 bond each.