Rock County Sheriff Investigates Luverne Animal Cruelty Allegations

Sheriff will work with independent vet to investigate

The Rock County Sheriff’s office says they will be investigating allegations of animal mistreatment at a Luverne hog breeding facility after video surfaced showing alleged animal mistreatment.

An animal rights group conducted the undercover investigation at a Christensen Farms breeding facility earlier this year.

The group says they want the farm prosecuted for animal cruelty and neglect.

The Rock County Sheriff says the department will work with an independent veterinarian to inspect the facility for violations of Minnesota’s Cruelty to Animals Act.The Rock County Sheriff’s office says they will be investigating allegations of animal mistreatment at a Luverne hog breeding facility after video surfaced showing alleged animal mistreatment.

An animal rights group conducted the undercover investigation at a Christensen Farms breeding facility earlier this year.

The group says they want the farm prosecuted for animal cruelty and neglect.

The Rock County Sheriff says the department will work with an independent veterinarian to inspect the facility for violations of Minnesota’s Cruelty to Animals Act.