Lawmakers Out to Toughen Animal Abuse Laws in Rhode Island

It was a shocking story of animal abuse, that ABC6 News broke last year. A Providence woman charged with abusing her dog, only to be let off with a slap on the wrist.

The Rhode Island General Assembly is now setting out to toughen the laws surrounding animal abuse. ABC6 Reporter Mark Curtis has that story.

*ABC6 News would like to caution its viewers, some people may find the images contained in Mark Curtis' report disturbing*