N.L. police looking for answers in case of animal cruelty involving dogs

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DUNVILLE, N.L. - Animal welfare officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are waiting for autopsy results while police investigate a case of cruelty involving dogs.
RCMP in Dunville say criminal charges are possible after two dogs - one of them dead -were found tied up and left alone in an old house.
A cat is unaccounted for, but police speculate it may have been eaten by the surviving dog.
Police want to question a couple of people in connection with the case.
Debbie Powers of the SPCA says it saddens her to know that these kinds of incidents continue to occur.
Dunville Mayor Bill Hogan says such an utter disregard for animal life is something the municipality will not stand for.

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Newfoundland and Labrador

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  • Fuzzy Bear
    February 24, 2010 - 23:45

    Who's the animal!!
    The sad part of this story is that these same animals would have probably laid down their lives to protect their masters from some kind of harm and they are treated like some piece of old cast of machinery or furniture. Really makes you wonder just who is the animal here and do they deserve any humane treatment!!