A dog had to be euthanised on Monday after being set alight and left to burn in Daleside, Vereeniging, the SPCA said.
"The dog stood like a sculpture because it was too
painful for her to move. No animal deserves this type of barbaric and
cruel torturing," said Marlien Pieterse, manager of the Vereeniging
The female Shar-Pei Cross was still alive when she was
found on Monday tied up with electrical wiring. Her entire body was
"Her wounds were too severe, so the kindest thing we could do was to humanely euthanise her."
The SPCA and local police were looking for those responsible.
Criminal charges would be laid in terms of the Animals Protection Act.Sapa
|Crime Category:||Animal Cruelty|
|Crime Date/Time:||6 Jun 2011, 00:06 AM|
|Reported Date:||6 Jun 2011, 15:06 PM|