As much as $5,000 Reward Supplied in Watsonville Canine-Poisoning Case

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November 28, 2022

Robin Goist 202-483-7382

Watsonville, Calif. PETA is providing a reward of as much as $5,000 for data resulting in the arrest and conviction on cruelty fees of the particular person(s) who poisoned two canines, Luna and Bruno, of their household’s yard on Primrose Lane, inflicting them to convulse and foam on the mouth earlier than dying.

Late within the night on October 25, the canines barked in alarm whereas trying towards their yard. The subsequent morning, after being let outdoors as common, Bruno started exhibiting indicators of poisoning and died by 8 a.m. Shortly after licking Bruno to consolation him, Luna grew to become sick, too, and died at an area veterinary hospital, which contacted Animal Management. Whereas investigating, law-enforcement officers found that the yard’s fence had been tampered with and {that a} pesticide known as metaldehyde had apparently been intentionally positioned within the yard, close to the place Bruno died.

Animal Management is investigating however has but to determine a suspect, so to hunt justice for Bruno and Luna and to maintain different canines protected, PETA is asking for assist from the general public. Would you please share this data along with your viewers? It could imply a break within the case.

“Bruno and Luna died in agony after apparently being poisoned in their very own yard,” says PETA Senior Vice President Daphna Nachminovitch. “Whereas nothing can carry these canines again, we will nonetheless cease this wrongdoer from placing once more, so PETA urges anybody with details about this case to return ahead instantly.”

Tipsters ought to contact Animal Management Officer Todd Stosuy of the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter at 831-454-7254 or [email protected].

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals usually are not ours to abuse in any approach”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data, please go to or comply with the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.

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