Scarborough couple jailed for leaving dog to suffer for three years
A couple have been jailed for leaving their elderly dog to suffer from a painful leg injury for more than three years.
Sophia Koch, 30, and Adrian Wilkie, 31, both of Trafalgar Square, Scarborough, pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.
The RSPCA launched an investigation after multiple reports from residents in Scarborough about a limping dog in the town.
RSPCA inspector Claire Little said: “We received a number of calls from members of the public at the beginning of the year who had concerns for an akita they’d seen in Scarborough town centre.
“They reported that a... read more
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