‘Scruffy’ the dog meets terrible end in Brisbane

Police need our help to find out who is behind a sickening attack on a beautiful little family pet dog named Scruffy.

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The 17-year-old much loved family member was killed at home in the Brisbane suburb of Bardon on Friday.


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Scruffy’s owners found their Maltese terrier’s lifeless body at their Northam Avenue home on April 21.

It is believed sometime between 10.30am and 3.00pm the dog was attacked in the yard of the house.

A towel was removed from the clothes line and tied around his neck.

The dog was then bound by the towel to a plant at the rear of the dwelling where he was later located deceased.

Police are appealing for anyone with information regarding the incident or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time of the offence to contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.