Mount Lawley man fined for beating dog
A Mount Lawley Man has been prohibited from owning animals for three years and fined $2000 after pleading guilty to animal cruelty.
Basil Martin EMBRY of Mount Lawley appeared in Perth Magistrates Court today.
Mr Embry admitted hitting Hook, a 6 month old American Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
RSPCA WA Chief Inspector Amanda Swift said we would like to thank the concerned members of the community who alerted the RSPCA WA of this incident," Chief Inspector Swift.
"The witnesses saw Mr Embry shouting at and beating Hook.
"Deliberate cruelty to animals is not acceptable and people who commit such acts will be prosecuted," Chief Inspector Swift said.
If you witness any cruelty or neglect take action and report it to RSPCA WA on 1300 CRUELTY or www.rspcawa.asn.au.
Hook is currently at RSPCA WA in the rehoming program.