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Coleraine Woman first to be prosecuted for Tail Docking in Northern Ireland.

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A Coleraine Woman has been prosecuted for causing un-necessary suffering and docking the tails of dogs.

Edith Burton pleaded guilty to the offences at North Antrim Magistrates Court last Friday, admitting to causing un-necessary suffering to boxer puppies in August 2013 and to docking the tails of a previous litter of boxer pups in June 2013.

The case, which is the first of it’s kind in Northern Ireland was adjourned until March 20th so that the court could receive a pre-sentence report.

A spokesperson for the Council said: “Coleraine Borough Council is committed to safeguarding the welfare of domestic pets and horses.

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