Queensland family’s horse suffers ‘painful’ death after alleged mauling by dogs

A Queensland’s household horse has suffered a “sluggish” and “painful” death after allegedly being mauled by dogs which “ripped his guts aside”.

The horse named Photo voltaic, belonging to a household close to Edmonton in Far North Queensland, died after the reported assault by two dogs.

It’s believed the dogs belong to a pig hunter.

Photo voltaic’s proprietor, Troy Gardner, advised the Cairns Post the dogs “ripped his guts aside” and he was “bleeding profusely via the neck”.

The horse’s backside jaw was additionally “ripped off”, Gardner advised the publication.

He additionally stated the horse was an animal his daughters grew up with.

The horse’s carer has accused the dogs’ proprietor of trespassing onto the family’s property and permitting the pets to “maul lovely Photo voltaic, leading to his sluggish, painful death”.

Solar the horse (left) has died after an alleged mauling by hunting dogs.
Photo voltaic the horse (left) has died after an alleged mauling by looking dogs. Credit score: Fb

“You haven’t any thought the devastation you brought on,” the girl stated on Fb.

“You don’t need to have the privilege of proudly owning animals.”

Her publish attracted a whole bunch of feedback, many decrying the “terrible” and “devastating” incident.

Formal investigation

There have additionally been a number of requires the canine proprietor to face prosecution.

The Cairns Regional Council is conscious of the family’s criticism and is investigating.

The carer, who has been contacted for remark, stated neighbours needed to pull to dogs off Photo voltaic.

She has reported the incident to the RSPCA, which has the ability to prosecute animal cruelty circumstances in Queensland.