Update: dog recovering in relation to Pictou County animal cruelty investigation

February 17, 2019
Sylvester, Pictou County, Nova Scotia

News release

The dog removed from a Sylvester, Pictou County home on February 14 following animal cruelty complaints is recovering.

The RCMP and the SPCA advise the public the dog that was found injured inside the home and was transported to a veterinary clinic for treatment is in serious condition but is responsive and recovering, and we are hopeful for her full recovery. Police also wish to advise the public that vigilante justice will not be tolerated.

The RCMP and the SPCA are continuing the investigation.

File # 2019204268.


Contact information

Cpl. Andrew Joyce
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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