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Three dogs found shot and dumped in ditch near Prince George

The BC SPCA is investigating after the bodies of three dogs were found dead in the ditch at this intersection south of Prince George.
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September 17, 2019 - 11:32 AM

The BC SPCA is looking for answers after three apparently healthy dogs were found dead in a ditch near Prince George yesterday.

All three animals appeared to have died as a result of bullet wounds to the head, the SPCA said.

The bodies of a black male French bulldog, a fawn-coloured female pug and a black and tan miniature pincher were found near the intersection of Damms Road and Willow Cale Road yesterday, Sept. 16. The bodies of the dogs have been sent to a forensic pathologist.

“The dogs appeared to be in good condition and well-cared for, so it is confusing that they would have been killed in such a disturbing manner,” Dr. Teresa Cook, the BC SPCA’s regional manager of cruelty investigations for northern B.C, said in a media release.

Anyone with information about the incident, the dogs or who may have been responsible is asked to contact the BC SPCA at 1-855-622-7722.


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