Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Martin Carter, 32, has been sentenced to six months behind bars after stealing Marley, an American XL Bully dog, from Birmingham Dogs Home in November 2017. Carter was given a six month custodial sentence for handling stolen goods and three months – which will run concurrently – for the animal offence, on June 4.

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Mike Corry took Marley to the vets and said he will now be getting the cockapoo stitches (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media) Pets at Home have apologised (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media)Mr Corry says the vet said Marley’s tongue had been badly cut and suggested it could be stitched or rounded off.

‘Four dogs a week’ fall 30 feet off this low wall

‘Four dogs a week’ fall 30 feet off this low wall

Kelly Davidson’s Jackapoo, Marley shattered his leg after falling the low parapet wall (Picture: Daily Post Wales)Now the 42-year-old is campaigning for more signs to give owners enough warning of the danger, after residents told her it happens all the time.