Should South Dakota have a felony charge for animal cruelty?

It was reported today in The Daily Republic that South Dakota is one of only four states without a felony charge for animal cruelty. A recent alleged case of cruelty to a dog has inspired a Mitchell woman to undertake an informal petition drive to change that.

Do we need a felony charge for animal cruelty?

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