Two Missouri Trainers Charged With Animal Abuse
St. Peters, Missouri, July, 2015
Anthony Dean Lambert and Zachary Labath of Sit Means Sit face animal abuse charges for using shock collars in a way that caused pain to four dogs at a St. Peters dog training facility, according to authorities.
Lampert, 45, was charged with one count of animal abuse. Labath, 24, was charged with three counts. The charges are all misdemeanors.
According to court documents, Labath knowingly used a shock collar device “to cause pain and suffering” to two Labrador Retriever mixes…[and] …They also allege that Labath used a shock collar device to “unreasonably cause pain” to an Irish Setter.
The Sit Means Sit St. Louis website lists Tony Lampert as the owner and training director and Nick Labath as a trainer.