Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Police called in to investigate animal abuse cases in RM of Hanover

  • Print

RCMP in St. Pierre-Jolys are investigating a pair of animal abuse cases in the R.M of Hanover.

The first case involves a nine-month-old Labrador puppy named Lemon Lime. Lemon Lime was found roaming near Grunthal and exhibited obvious signs of neglect, including a clean cut across its throat (exposing its trachea) and hundreds of engorged wood ticks.

Lemon Lime was taken to an animal hospital and following an examination by a veterinarian, it could not be confirmed that the cut along the neck was malicious or abusive in nature.

On Wednesday, the puppy was put in the care of D’Arcy’s A.R.C., a Winnipeg-based animal shelter.

Three weeks prior, another dog, a three-month-old Terrier cross named Boo Boo, was found roaming an area near the community of Mitchell and brought to D’Arcy’s A.R.C.

Boo Boo was suffering from a broken hind leg, though it’s not known how or when the injury occurred.

Both dogs will remain at the shelter until their wounds have healed.

RCMP say there is no direct link between the two dogs. Owners have yet to be confirmed.

The investigation continues.

 

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

O'Shea says the team is going to stick to the plan after first loss

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • A monarch butterfly looks for nectar in Mexican sunflowers at Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park Monday afternoon-Monarch butterflys start their annual migration usually in late August with the first sign of frost- Standup photo– August 22, 2011   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • A goose cools off Thursday in water at Omands Creek Park-See Bryksa 30 day goose challenge- Day 25– June 21, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

What's your take on a report that shows violent crime is decreasing in Winnipeg?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google