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    Dog found with three bullets in its head

    NewsAnimal CrueltyTuesday 09 August 2011

    The dog from Canterbury, New Zealand, that had suffered extensive brain damage after being shot in the head had to be put down.

    The male bull-terrier was found alive near the Waimakariri River, Canterbury, New Zealand, last Saturday morning tied to a fence. The man who found the dog noticed it was alive and was trying to walk so he took the canine to the SPCA. At the beginning it was thought that the dog had been beaten, however, the vets found three bullets in the canine’s head. The SPCA officials reported that the dog had been shot at close range, however not enough to kill the dog and it was left alive. The bull-terrier dog suffered extensive brain damage and had to be put down. 

    SPCA is appealing for anyone with information about the dog's shooting to contact their local SPCA.

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