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September 02, 2008

Puppy dumping 'sign of the times'

The attempted drowning of seven puppies that were stuffed inside a sack and dumped at Riverton Rocks is a sign of the times, an SPCA boss says.

Southland shelter manager Mary Bradley said a woman heard the puppies yelping inside the sack about midday yesterday and rescued them before the tide could take the sack away.

Though disgusted with the perpetrator's actions, she said it was a sign of the times.

"With the price of petrol and power, people just haven't got the money to afford to feed these animals, but that's no excuse. If they don't want to raise puppies they should get the animals desexed." MORE>>

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