A Rockwood pair are charged with four counts each of animal cruelty.
Jeffrey Scott Mast, 50, and wife Dawn Mast, 45, 413 Molyneux St., Rockwood, are accused of intentionally or knowingly failing unreasonably to provide necessary food, water, care or shelter for an animal in his or her custody on or around Nov. 16, 2016.
Rockwood Animal Control Officer Mark Neeley said the neglect case involves four dogs.
“One had to be put down it was so bad,” Neeley said.
The pair were booked into the Roane County Jail on Thursday, Feb. 23.