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Animal torturer employed by Pike County
Poncono Record ^ | Beth Brelje

Posted on 01/10/2014 1:20:22 PM PST by Morgana

The Greentown man who used duct tape to bind his dog's feet together and tightly tape her muzzle shut is still a Pike County employee.

Russell Seese, 27, is a resource conservationist at the Pike County Conservation District, earning $32,350 a year. He was hired June 2011.

On March 1, a Pennsylvania Humane Society police officer was called to Seese's home by a state police trooper.

Seese had admitted to police that he had tortured his dog, Lexi, a tan, female Labrador mix.

On Feb. 28, Seese used duct tape to bind together the dog's front legs and back legs, and also taped shut the dog's muzzle. He then placed her in an old dirty chicken coop, still bound, with no food or water. The dog suffered traumatic injuries caused by Seese, and he did not attempt to get veterinarian care, according to a criminal complaint.

(Excerpt) Read more at poconorecord.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: dog; donutwatch; pike

1 posted on 01/10/2014 1:20:22 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Joe 6-pack

dog ping


2 posted on 01/10/2014 1:22:06 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

They ought to burn him alive. Make it a 4 day event. Only burn parts of his body at a time.


3 posted on 01/10/2014 1:22:38 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: Morgana

animal torturer?

is that an official job title?


4 posted on 01/10/2014 1:22:44 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

It would appear that was his official job.


5 posted on 01/10/2014 1:23:38 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

But I’m sure he would never harm a person, right?


6 posted on 01/10/2014 1:24:41 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Morgana

Pike County Conservation District
556 Route 402, Suite 1, Hawley, PA 18428 - Phone:(570) 226-8220 - Fax:(570) 226-8222
pikecd@pikepa.org
www.pikeconservation.org

2013 Board of Directors
Scott Savini, Chairman
Robert Engvaldsen, Vice Chairman
Linda Cioppa, Treasurer
Richard Caridi, Commissioner Member
Peter Helms, Ray Banach, Roy Borgfeld


7 posted on 01/10/2014 1:25:58 PM PST by PAR35
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To: ColdOne

This makes me so freakin’ mad. Agreed, burn this bastard very S...L...O...L...Y...prolong his agony. That poor doggy.


8 posted on 01/10/2014 1:27:12 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: Morgana
Bastard who did this should be shot.


9 posted on 01/10/2014 1:30:19 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: bobby.223

I so agree. It upsets me so much.


10 posted on 01/10/2014 1:34:29 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: carriage_hill

I would take that dog in a heartbeat if I could. Poor poochie.


11 posted on 01/10/2014 1:35:44 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: Morgana

Please tell me that the dog removed from this person’s custody, given the care she needed and is to be adopted by a loving person or family.

Duct tape the sick SOB and leave him in an empty horse stall that hasn’t been mucked out-for a few days.


12 posted on 01/10/2014 1:47:31 PM PST by Texan5 (" You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: ColdOne

Look at her tail wagging. She needs someone to love her, dammit. Not the scumbag who abuses her.


13 posted on 01/10/2014 1:48:44 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Morgana

I’d like five minutes with him to explain clearly the value of adequate emergency medical care. Then I’ll need bail money.


14 posted on 01/10/2014 1:49:25 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Morgana

strange


15 posted on 01/10/2014 1:53:16 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: muir_redwoods
Then I’ll need bail money.

We're good for it.

16 posted on 01/10/2014 1:54:48 PM PST by null and void (It is as if they all had one head. Too bad they don't all have one neck.)
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To: Morgana

A “conservationist”. Want to bet the puke is a lib?


17 posted on 01/10/2014 1:58:19 PM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Morgana

Your article is from Dec 27, 2013. Here is a blog post from Dec 31, 2013 which says he was fired....

“Yesterday, Seese received a letter stating he was fired. His name has been removed from Pike County’s Conservation website which was still there yesterday.”

http://blogcenter.readingeagle.com/a-closer-look-at-animal-welfare-issues/2013/12/31/russell-seese-finally-fired-for-torturing-his-dog/


18 posted on 01/10/2014 2:00:27 PM PST by JoeDetweiler
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To: Texan5

Why not a pig sty with several full grown hogs? Hogs will eat anything.


19 posted on 01/10/2014 2:00:50 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: muir_redwoods; bobby.223

There was a time when some men in the area would have visited this fellow some night with several roles of duct tape.

Guy would be found on the steps of the District attorney’s office. When the tape was removed, he would be begging to plead guilty to anything.


20 posted on 01/10/2014 2:01:40 PM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: carriage_hill

Yes she does. She would be a wonderful poochie I bet.


21 posted on 01/10/2014 2:05:37 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: ColdOne; Morgana

Definitely! Animals have rights and are effectively people.

By the way, you never eat the flesh of animals or people, do you? Obviously, eating animals that would otherwise have been alive if not due to the eater’s meal choice is worse than torturing and NOT killing an animal.

By the way, I believe in a torture penalty for the physical torture or payment for murder of humankind.

I assume you agree.


22 posted on 01/10/2014 2:22:40 PM PST by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: Morgana
Pike County fires man who bound, tortured dog


23 posted on 01/10/2014 2:22:57 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I sent my note of disgust..and I included that picture of the dog. Sub-humans, every one of them, the Board AND the admitted torturer.


24 posted on 01/10/2014 2:44:14 PM PST by austinaero
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To: Morgana

Seeing the picture of that poor dog really,really,really pisses me off! I’d like to kick that punks a$$ up between his ears.


25 posted on 01/10/2014 2:59:22 PM PST by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: R. Scott

Good idea-I’m terrified of them myself-especially the big, men feral ones we have around here-put that animal abuser out in the woods by the river, tied to a tree and sprinkle some corn and alfalfa over him...


26 posted on 01/10/2014 3:01:10 PM PST by Texan5 (" You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

Oops-”mean” feral hogs-nothing to do with “men”


27 posted on 01/10/2014 3:05:35 PM PST by Texan5 (" You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: carriage_hill

Note the wagging tail in photo.


28 posted on 01/10/2014 3:15:01 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Women date guys like this in PA.


29 posted on 01/10/2014 3:16:29 PM PST by Rodamala
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30 posted on 01/10/2014 3:30:52 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: carriage_hill

I have to agree, the person that does this is not human nor fit for human interaction.


31 posted on 01/10/2014 3:58:55 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Morgana

200 lashes is too light a sentence


32 posted on 01/10/2014 4:14:38 PM PST by 1st Division guy
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To: muir_redwoods

30 seconds is all I need, and bail money too....


33 posted on 01/10/2014 4:15:19 PM PST by waterhill (I Shall Remain, in spite of __________.)
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To: Morgana

I wonder if the state has had any Serial Murders in the last few years.They need to look into this animals background and it should be a very deep investigation.


34 posted on 01/10/2014 4:46:18 PM PST by puppypusher ( The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Morgana

You people love a DOG more than you do the poor children being raped! /sarc

That used to be a standard reply on these threads.

Still, there will be someone who will try to blame this on Obama.


35 posted on 01/10/2014 5:10:46 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: waterhill

Why think you will be caught? Planning is your friend. Yes I will help with bail


36 posted on 01/10/2014 5:26:21 PM PST by Greg223 (tobacco)
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To: waterhill

Why think you will be caught? Planning is your friend. Yes I will help with bail


37 posted on 01/10/2014 5:26:25 PM PST by Greg223 (tobacco)
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To: Morgana

He should be castigated, reviled and then condemned to total obscurity...the ssadistic, sorry bastard.


38 posted on 01/10/2014 7:22:01 PM PST by pallmallman (Q)
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To: JoeDetweiler

Thank you so much for the article update! I was worried about Lexa’s future, but Lexa/Jaynah sounds like she’s doing well and her new picture is fabulous!!


39 posted on 01/11/2014 8:33:50 AM PST by JLLH
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To: waterhill

May I participate. I will come armed with bail money, but I might take longer than 30 seconds.


40 posted on 01/11/2014 12:53:02 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: JoeDetweiler

“Lexi now known as Jaynah was rescued by Divine Destiny Rescue back in March when she was found by a state police trooper and a State Humane Police Officer. Jaynah had been found with her back legs bound together by duct tape as well as her front legs and her mouth. She was also placed in a dirty chicken coop with no food nor water. She suffered horrific injuries in which Seese didn’t seek veterinarian care.

From sources, it was disclosed that Seese was trying to kill his dog and this was the method in which he chose. In Pennsylvania, it is NOT illegal to kill your own dog. Yes, Pennsylvania needs to change its backward laws.

People started an online petition to have Seese fired and bombarded the Conservation District with phone calls where he continued to be employed as a Resource Conservationist. Ironically, Seese was not barred from having any future pets.

Yesterday, Seese received a letter stating he was fired. His name has been removed from Pike County’s Conservation website which was still there yesterday.

The people talked and justice has prevailed.

Remember your voice does count for those who cannot speak! You can make a difference and you have!

Jaynah has been working with trainer/behaviorist Nick Ferraro for four months and is just about ready to start a new life with a “wonderful new family with the right situation.””

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Since he is not barred from owning future pets, he’ll do it again, with a new dog.


41 posted on 01/12/2014 6:21:24 AM PST by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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