Couple fined for animal cruelty

A couple from Kent have been fined after a court heard they had refused to pay for a vet to treat their dog after it became ill after attempting to eat an umbrella.

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Couple fined for not getting treatment for dog that ate an umbrella

Paddy has now been re-homed. Credit: RSPCA
The umbrella 2 year old Paddy had eaten. Credit: RSPCA

A couple from Kent have been fined and told to do unpaid work after failing to get treatment from a vet after their cocker spaniel ate an umbrella. The dog, Paddy has since been treated and is now on the road to recovery.

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