Sunday, 31 January 2016
Savage dog who attacked three other pets may get 'life sentence' in a sanctuary
Magistrates are considering whether to send a dog to a canine sanctuary for the rest of its life after it savaged three other pets.
The large Alaskan Malamute has escaped from its owner's home in
twice, almost killing one dog and seriously injuring another.
It was seized by Charnwood Borough Council last October, and placed in kennels, where it attacked a third.
Owner Stacie Beeby (35) was served with a community protection notice after the first
Victoria Teece, prosecuting for the borough council, described the first two attacks.
She said: "The dog was allowed to escape from the property which resulted in the attack of a Yorkshire terrier which was being walked by a male owner and his 16-month-old son.
"The Yorkshire terrier's injuries were considered to be life-threatening.
"It suffered a punctured lung, internal bleeding and lost four teeth as well as
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