Video of groomer abusing client's dog goes viral on social media
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WTKR) -- A video of a Williamsburg groomer roughly handling a client's dog has been viewed on social media nearly 60,000 times in only a matter of days.
According to Williamsburg Police, in May, a former employee of "The Fuzzy Butt Stops Here" groomer recorded the business's owner, Mironda Henning, roughly handling a dog while grooming it.
Court documents say Henning jerked and flipped around a white cockapoo named Gidget. Henning was arrested in July and charged with animal cruelty. In August, she was found guilty and charged with a misdemeanor. She was forced to pay a $1,000 fine. Many who have viewed the video, say they don't think the punishment is harsh enough, so they are taking matters into their own hands.
On Tuesday, a group of people say they will plan to protest outside of the business on Strawberry Plains Road.
At the groomer on Monday, workers told News 3 Henning no longer works at the business, but would not say anything else about her. It is unclear if Henning is still an owner of "The Fuzzy Butt Stops Here".
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