Lexington man charged with torturing his dog

Brandon Combs is accused of burning his dog

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington man faces a felony animal torture charge following his arrest on Thursday, according to Lt. Jai Hamilton, cruelty investigator with Lexington-Fayette Animal Care and Control.

Lt. Hamilton says a call was received on Christmas Eve about a dog that had been burned and was running loose on Devonport Drive.

Following an investigation, the dog’s owner, 35-year old Brandon Combs was arrested and charged with Felony Torture of a Dog, according to Lt. Hamilton.

The female dog suffered burns on her back, has undergone four surgeries to date and is not yet out of the woods, according to Lt. Hamilton.




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