Ballymena, County Antrim: Cathy-Lee McGuire

#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

Convicted dog abuser Cathy-Lee McGuire

Cathy-Lee McGuire pleaded guilty to causing suffering to the unnamed one-year old German Shepherd.

The German Shepherd who was found to have suffered serious, sustained neglect.
The German Shepherd who was found to have suffered serious, sustained neglect.

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.

The dog following his recovery

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.

ITV News

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