#TheList Cathy-Lee McGuire (aka Cathy-Lee Carleton), born 17/02/1991, of Ballymena Road, Ballymena BT42 1DT – allowed her pet German Shepherd to become severely emaciated
Cathy-Lee McGuire pleaded guilty to causing suffering to the unnamed one-year old German Shepherd.
Two charges were brought against McGuire by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council under the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011.
The dog was found in a severely emaciated state with all bones of the pelvis and the spine visible and a sunken appearance to his face at McGuire’s property during an investigation by an animal welfare officer in February 2014.
He recovered from his ordeal and was successfully rehomed.
Sentence: total of £880.25 fines and costs with 26 weeks to pay. McGuire was not banned from keeping animals.