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WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Dog used for baiting has ear bitten off

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Dog used for baiting has ear bitten off

A dog kennels in Ballybogey, County Antrim, has released pictures of a dog which had its ear bitten off after being used for baiting.

Benvardin kennels took to Facebook to publish the horrific photos.

The German Shepherd/Greyhound cross also suffered puncture wounds to the neck so deep that staff at the rescue centre couldn't put a collar on it without causing further trauma.

The dog was found wandering around the Moyle area on Monday.

Kelly Davidson of Benvardin said: "He’s in a bad way and there are old wounds as well as fresh ones which you’ll see when ever who ever’s using these dogs do a patch up job so they partially heal and leave scars.

"The nature of the wounds would be consistent with him having been used as a bait dog.

“There have been a number of similar cases reported at other animal homes over recent weeks of dogs being found with similar injuries.”

 

This poor guy came into our care this morning, used as bait for fighting dogs,his ear has been bitten off,he has...

Posted by Benvardin kennels on Monday, October 12, 2015