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Higgins Woman Found Guilty After RSPCA ACT Seized Dog with Chain Embedded in Throat

Higgins Woman Found Guilty After RSPCA ACT Seized Dog with Chain Embedded in Throat Higgins resident, Hena Felila, was found guilty last week for failure to take reasonable steps to provide an animal with appropriate treatment for injury and the confinement of an animal in a way that caused injury to an animal. On the 28th June 2016, the Inspectors were called to Ms Felila’s house after concerns were raised for a large mixed breed dog that was tethered to a tree with no shelter or access to water. The dog was surrendered and was taken to the RSPCA ACT vet clinic for a medical check-up. Upon ex
The underside of the dog’s throat The wound on the underside of the neck after shaving The back of Khan's next also showed damage from the chain

Chisholm woman found guilty after 156 animals were seized by RSPCA ACT Inspectors

Chisholm woman Cynthia Lawrence has been charged and found guilty for multiple offences under the Animal Welfare Act after 156 animals were seized from her residence. The charges included failure to provide adequate food, water, and shelter. Additional charges of failure to take reasonable steps to alleviate pain were also brought before the courts. In February 2015, RSPCA ACT Inspectors attended the Chisholm home after concerns were raised for the welfare of the poultry living in the yard. Upon arrival, the front yard was littered with debris with ducks and chickens sighted roaming through ol
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