Businessman fined $10,000 for failing to bring dog for treatment
Businessman fined $10,000 for failing to bring dog for treatment in Singapore. After his eight-year-old emaciated dog died from negligence.
Lim Soo Seng, a 76-year-old businessman was fined $10,000 after being convicted for failing to seek medical attention for his dog which according to forensic investigation could have been starved “for months. After the mixed-breed female, named Chilli, died last May, he brought her body to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for disposal.
She was found “to have been chronically starved or malnourished, possibly for months” before its death, according to the findings of the SPCA veterinarian, who handed the dog’s body to the Agri-food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) for a post-mortem examination. This found that the dog suffered multi-organ dysfunction from its exceedingly-emaciated body condition, said the AVA in a statement on Thursday.