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Five dogs found skinned

The Local · 13 Dec 2011, 08:35

Published: 13 Dec 2011 08:35 GMT+01:00

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Three of the corpses were found by walkers in the River Niers on Sunday. When the police were called to the scene, they found two more bodies in the river.

The extent of their mutilations – one of the dogs was beheaded, while another had lost its snout – means that identification has proved difficult. None of the dogs had identification tags or chips on them. They are, however, thought to have been young.

“We don’t even know what breed they are yet,” a police spokesman told the Local on Monday. “They are currently being analysed.”

Vets in the nearby town of Krefeld are carrying out the autopsy. In the absence of fur, they are hoping to identify the animals’ breeds by their teeth and jaws.

“The perpetrators skinned them very professionally,” Karl-Heinz Oemmelen, director of Viersen’s animal rescue centre, told the Bild newspaper.

“This is the most extreme case of dog torture in Germany,” added Martina Schnell of animal protection organization “Four Paws.” “Whoever could do something like this to a dog would not shy away from harming humans.”

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09:09 December 13, 2011 by mos101392
I only hope the perpetrator is found by anyone besides the police and given the same treatment. I will pray that I will have that joy.
09:24 December 13, 2011 by koli
It is wonderful to live ina rich country... thousands will be spent to find out what race are these dogs and more in paperwork and bla bla bla, use the money to feed some hungry family in some poor country, a dog is a dog... people counts, at leat for some of us!
11:10 December 13, 2011 by freechoice
strange way of making a protest!
16:59 December 13, 2011 by storymann
This is a morally corrupt, degenerate that needs to be removed from society.
21:02 December 13, 2011 by bramblebush
There are some religions, auslander religions, that abhor dogs as an devil beast. Just saying...
21:12 December 13, 2011 by heyheyhey

And you are a piece of human excrement.

Only the likes of vomit bags such as you would make the comment that a dog is a dog and that it is people that count.

Open your eyes @sshole.......it was PEOPLE who did this atrocious brutal murder of innocent, loving creatures.

What is wrong with you, anyway?

You sound like someone who has their head up their @ss.

May you be butchered also, then you will know that to die a brutal and senseless death is awful, NO MATTER WHAT SPECIES YOU ARE!!!!!!

Keep your retard ideas to yourself, or post your home address so that I can come to visit and CHAT in person.
21:22 December 13, 2011 by mos101392
@ heyheyhey

I couldn't have said it better!
21:25 December 13, 2011 by jodessa
Wow. Did you misread that or what??! I mean, the Koli was not for dog mutilation, he was just making a point that so much money is about to be spent to find out breeds and so on when other countries don't even have enough money to feed their people. Fact being, Money = a different level of problems with a different value put to them
03:47 December 14, 2011 by jmclewis
I hope this person is stopped before kill more dogs and they progress!
06:14 December 14, 2011 by mos101392
@ jodessa

I understood what Koli was saying. And people not animals are the reason for what is cruel in this world...animals don't start wars, animals don't skin other animals for fun...ect, ect,

There are many ways money can be spent...how about asking for a bailout like the banks, Greece, Italy....let them help other "PEOPLE"

But they need to spend "WHATEVER" it takes to find these sick individuals and put an end to this cruelty. It's bad enough what human beings do to other human beings but it is too much when they inflict their sick, sadistic human traits on innocent animals. The problem with this world is it's full of people!!!! We need to start considering sterilizing a few generations or we will push the animals to extinction. And in case you believe people are more important than animals...I say no! We all evolved on this same planet together, (ANIMALS and PEOPLE)! People don't deserve a spot at the top just because they have a bigger brain...it just makes them more dangerous and sick.
13:35 December 14, 2011 by Stefan_the_Brit
Scum, hope they are found and given the right punishment.
19:33 December 14, 2011 by Tharwat
Could it be Koli that did it? ..... sorry Koli but you didnt seem so friendly, oh and one more thing relax about the money spent on the vets, they also got jobs and families to keep...
12:14 December 15, 2011 by jalyrofo
If they find the B******* that did this, send them round to me personally and I'll skin them alive too. How sick can you get?
20:46 December 16, 2011 by Dave N
The freezer probably blew a fuse. My father-in-law was a Public Health Inspector. He often told us about the dog and cat carcasses he had seized from restaurant freezers. Better in the river than in the kebabs and chow mein, I'd say.
10:17 December 18, 2011 by heyheyhey

You are also an idiot with your head up your arse.

Stop trying to make this sound less ugly than it is.

I would personally be willing to put a double barrel shotgun into the mouth of the person who did this to these animals and blow their pathetic fuckin faces off.

Worthless human scum.
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