poison of dog


I had a white shepherd dog that was poisoned.  The culprit has been living on the small holding with us and has been mentally and verbally abused his family for years.  He has also been cruel to animals.  We suspected that he is mentally ill and maybe also psychopathic.  He planned and killed this dog.  He was seen giving her something to eat a few days earlier and was also seen the day of her death with her.  She was poisoned with a leathel dose of phosphine.  Her vomitus was sent to Onderstepoort for testing as well as her body for autopsy.  The report from Onderstepoort has come back and the autopsy report will be available this coming week.  The person mentioned here, got the poison from his father on their farm and he was the only person dealing with it. It was given to her with meat and as she only ate bread and milk in the morning - she was already not feeling well - it was definitely given to her.  We fear that he might have also 3 years ago poisoned one of our horses. A restraining order has been obtained and he has also been told to leave the property.  Obviously now he is trying to get his family to return, but they fled from his mental and verbal manupulation.  His weapons were conviscated after he terrorised us one weekend.  He also hit his 2 year old son with a belt and tried to threaten us when we came inbetween. All this has been reported to the Somerset West SAPS and I would like to prevent him from harming any more animals.  He has killed squirrels before and dragging the around with a rope in full view of small children.  He regularly shoots birds and has also shot a cat here on the property.Please can you help us with this.  His wife is in fear of her life and that he will try and abduct their children as he has threatened before.  He charms people and plans everything specifically.  This dog has been treated by the Stellenbosch animal clinic and I emailed and reported it also the the cape town spca. I can forward the toxicology report and the autopsy result if needed, but it is also at the animal hospital.
Many thanmks
Madeline

Report ID: 3446
Crime Category: Animal Cruelty
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: somerset west
Address: boplaas anita, somerset west
Crime Date/Time: 7 Mar 2013, 00:03 AM
Reported By: Username3446
Reported Date: 16 Mar 2013, 16:03 PM
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  • Enough Already 15 Apr 2014, 07:43 PM

    SAPS have their hands full. Please report to spca, nspca and all other animal rescues in your ares. Their contact details can be googled. But pls dont stop till something is actually done. The lives of the woman, child and animals are in your hands. Thanx for caring.

  • mandy3 6 May 2013, 07:44 AM

    Thank god my dog made it .his up and alive but his paw is still hurting.to all owners that have pets do take good care of your pets cause all they need is our love and care for them.I love my pets they are the world to me.I have a dog named scooby and a cat named tootsie.these animals need us just as we need them.to those who mishandle their pets will be punished

  • mandy3 5 May 2013, 10:01 PM

    In my case I think my neighbour poisoned my dog in the early hours of this morning when I heard him barking and afterwards heard a small cry but I'm sleeping and hearing this.Then this morning when giving him clean water and his food I've noticed his paw is hurt.So when he finished ate we made him loose and wee noticed the dog is walking scew and not being playing.And in that same time my neighbour came out and verbly abusing me.I'm scared if my dog is going to live by tomorrow morning.please I need help what do I do in such a case he will definit deny it

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