Owner stabbed dog, chained her to a breeze block then threw her into canal

A cruel pet owner stabbed his sick dog, chained her to a breeze block and left her to drown in a canal, a court heard.

Brendan Murphy, 52, claimed his Japanese Akita died of natural causes before he buried her body in the woods.

But the RSPCA launched an investigation after Tara’s weighted body was found floating on the waterway.

Forensic tests revealed algae present in the dog’s bone marrow indicating she drowned on August 20 last year.

A post mortem also showed...
source: Metro

2019-11-19 19:26
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