Couple banned from owning dog

Couple banned from owning dog

There are 2 comments on the Stuff story from Feb 7, 2009, titled Couple banned from owning dog. In it, Stuff reports that:

A Northland couple have been fined more than $20,000 and forbidden from owning a dog for at least 10 years after being convicted for an "unbelievable" case of animal ill treatment.

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Since: Nov 08

Auckland

#1 Feb 7, 2009
How likely is it that the fines will get paid?

This sounds more like a case for jail time to me....the owners are more "animal" than their supposed pets. Just think how this couple would be at raising kids!
Beatlesinthebog

Christchurch, New Zealand

#2 Feb 8, 2009
Wooof!

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