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Man charged on the presumption of animal abuse alter shooting a dog with a pellet gun


A 22 year old resident of Oleiros (A Coruña) has been arrested by the Civil Guard. He stands accused of animal abuse, as established with sentencing guidelines in article 337 of the Criminal Code for shooting a neighbor´s dog several times with a compressed air pistol and is accused for the presumption of threatening the owner of the dog with the gun.

As a result of the actions, the dog suffered serious rounds that caused an infection which led to its death.

Source: Europa Press

keys Animal Law, Animal Welfare , Animal Abuse , 337 Criminal Code

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