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Old April 27th, 2010, 03:10 PM
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Thumbs down Community Service for Dog torture/death?

This scumbag should get the same treatment
he inflicted on these poor doggies

http://www.cp24.com/servlet/an/local.../?hub=CP24Home

NEWMARKET, Ont. A man who repeatedly tortured his girlfriend's dogs until one succumbed to broken ribs, a fractured skull and two detached retinas has been sentenced to a year in jail.

Christopher Michael Munroe of Toronto has also been banned from owning a dog for 25 years, must complete 150 hours of community service and pay $13,000 in vet bills to the owner.

The abuse was discovered in 2008 by a vet who ran tests that showed the two Boston Terrier-type dogs had been subjected to numerous "brutal" beatings over a six-week period.

The vet reported the torture to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and the man was convicted on April 15 of one count of wilfully killing an animal and two counts of wilfully causing unnecessary pain.

The dogs' owner had previously spent $6,000 on medical fees for her pets, unaware that her boyfriend was torturing the animals.

Connie Mallory, of the OSPCA, calls the sentence a huge step forward for animal welfare.
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Old April 27th, 2010, 03:12 PM
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The only community support I'd be OK with this "person" doing is chopping him up into small pieces and feeding him to homeless animals.
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Old April 27th, 2010, 03:32 PM
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Sad to think that this "heavy" sentencing is a step forward. Nuff to give a girl vigilante dreams.
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Old April 27th, 2010, 03:32 PM
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This is huge....in any normal person's mind it isn't enough by far, but that finally Judges are starting to hand out prison terms is a step in the right direction

I don't remember, if any, the last time that someone got decent jail time for animal abuse.
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This is huge....in any normal person's mind it isn't enough by far, but that finally Judges are starting to hand out prison terms is a step in the right direction

I don't remember, if any, the last time that someone got decent jail time for animal abuse.
I agree, Chris! That's a pretty hefty fine for this sort of thing, too! Not nearly enough, but at least it's a start! Now if they'd only add some psychological assessment and treatment....
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Old April 27th, 2010, 03:50 PM
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There's a lot of animal lovers in jail Hazel, hopefully they will give him his treatment
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Old April 27th, 2010, 04:01 PM
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I am surprised he got any jailtime,but glad he did,even though I'd stick him in jail for life,but that would never happen.
I am glad our judges are smartening up and looking at animal-abuse for what it is,extreme cruelty to an innocent little being,who wants nothing but love you.
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