A dog was left in severe pain after a leg fracture and chronic dental disease were left untreated by its owners.
Lurcher Bing's condition deteriorated so badly that he had to be put to sleep. His owners Anthony Sellars, John Sellars and Merrissa Sellars have now been prosecuted by the RSPCA.
They pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to Bing - who they had owned since he was around one-year-old.As usual, the perpetrators are the type you'd expect:
Anthony Sellars, 49, John Sellars, 21, and Merrissa Sellars, 29, - all of Clyde Street, Chopwell - will be sentenced at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court on September 6.
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