Client left his animals in the care of another person hired by him for caretaking. The caretaker was derelict in his duties. The Commonwealth charged the client with 26 Counts of felony and misdemeanor Cruelty to Animals which carried serious jail time. The Shaw Law Group demonstrated the fault was on the caretaker and negotiated a plea to 6 Misdemeanor counts of Animal Cruelty for Probation. Twenty charges and all felonies were dismissed.