National 22.9.2016 01:43 pm

Pet owners cautioned about dog poisoning

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It seems dogs have become a target for criminals in Ladysmith.

The Ladysmith Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL) in KwaZulu-Natal is appealing to pet owners to be vigilant after four dogs have been found poisoned in Acaciavale and surrounding areas.

“Please, dog owners, be on the lookout and watch what is being thrown into your yard,” said Annamarie Koen of the AACL.

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It seems dogs have become a target for criminals in Ladysmith, Ladysmith Gazette reported.

A few days ago, a resident living in the Aloe Park area was devastated when two of his dogs were poisoned.

When he woke up in the morning, he found his ‘best friends’ dead in the yard.

“People need to stop this cruelty; animals’ lives are also important,” said the the upset resident.

– Caxton News Service

 

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