STOP ANIMAL ABUSE

An animal welfare activist accused of mistreating a dog has had one of her charges dismissed because it could not be proven.

Elizabeth Town resident Jenny Sielhorst has previously denied three charges of animal cruelty.

It is alleged Sielhorst kicked and threw a dog in September 2010.

It is also alleged that she dragged the dog and threw it in the back of a car and that she later struck it around its head and body.

Sielhorst was running the animal rescue shelter at Deloraine at the time of the alleged offences.

At a hearing in the Magistrates Court in Launceston, Magistrate Robert Pearce ruled the first charge could not be proven and dismissed it.

Defence lawyer Grant Tucker argued the dog was not kicked.

The Magistrate ordered Sielhorst to return to court in June to face the remaining two charges

News link:-A B C News

View original post

Advertisements

About cometscorners

I am the owner of a new online pet accessories shop with a difference... For every sale we make we will donate a minimum of 10% of all our proceeds to our animal welfare 'Charity of the Month'. Our aim is to help raise awareness for animal welfare charities and organisations and to help with fundraising and events. Please check out http://www.cometscorners.co.uk/ today!
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s