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Wednesday, May 21, 2008
» William Woods
» Melanie Jackson
Case Updates: 1 update(s) available
A Thunder Bay couple will appear in court later this month to face an animal cruelty charge laid by the Thunder Bay & District Humane Society.
It is alleged that the pair failed to provide suitable and adequate care to a dog in their custody, causing it unnecessary suffering. The case was brought to light by a concerned citizen on May 21.
Upon investigation, inspectors seized the dog that was found in an emaciated state. It's believed the animal had been undernourished for a considerable length of time and despite attempts to save the dog, it had to be euthanized . The accused couple will be in court June 30.
|William Woods and Melanie Jackson of Thunder Bay, were charged on June 10, 2008, under Section 446(1)(a )and (c) of the Criminal Code of Canada.|
Investigators responded to a call from a concerned citizen on May 21st, 2008. The two allegedly failed to provide suitable and adequate care for a dog in their care which resulted in unnecessary suffering. The dog had suffered weight loss that resulted in an emaciated state that had been going on since at least March 2008, according to the veterinarian who examined the dog. Unfortunately the animal could not be saved and was euthanized.
Woods and Jackson are to appear in court June 30th, 2008
|Source: OSPCA - June 10, 2008|
Update posted on May 4, 2009 - 11:44AM
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