A Queensland man has been jailed over secret dog fights that left the animals bleeding, wounded and sometimes dead.
Animal welfare officials seized about 20 dogs from the Mount Cotton property of Jarrad Nathan Trenear in April last year as part of a sting on Queensland's underground dog Kings sauna massage Marrickville web. They found flea-ridden American Staffordshire bull terriers, bull mastiffs, a pit bull terrier, a bulldog and an English mastiff chained in the dirt at the property south of Brisbane.
A Sexy Carlingford peach needles and 50 syringes, amino acid injections, pain relief and anti-inflammatory medicines, antibiotics, electric collars, treadmills and harnesses for pulling weights were. Trenear, 35, has pleaded guilty to a string of offences including failing to provide water to the animals, supplying dogs for fights and organising a fight. He also bred pups for fighting and and kept them in conditions described in Brisbane Magistrates Court as appalling.
At one point during Wednesday's hearing, magistrate Linda Therapeutic massage Mandurah county held up photos of injured, bloody dogs and asked Trenear if his young daughter had seen the animals in that state.
The dogs were chained in view of each other but unable to touch. Some of the dogs were so aggressive they were put down after Latvian girls in Port Macquarie seized by the RSPCA, while others were rehabilitated and rehomed. He was sentenced to six months jail, but will spend less than a month behind bars before being released on parole on July Home News National.
They had no bedding or clean water and some were covered in scars Armadale hiv dating with dog fighting. Books detailing dog fighting and raising fighting dogs were also uncovered.
Two dogs were returned to Trenear, who later gave them away to friends. Australian Associated Press.