Cruel owner left Sheeba to starve

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A Dunmurry man has been sentenced to three months in prison for animal cruelty after his German Shepherd dog Sheeba, was found to be severely malnourished.

Mr Felix Curley of Summerhill Drive, Dunmurry was sentenced to three months in prison at Lisburn Magistrates Court after being convicted of two offences under the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

The charges related to a German Shepherd type dog that was reported to the Animal Welfare Service and found to be in an extreme state of malnourishment.


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