Canine Handler Charged With Beating Canine Cruelly At A Singapore Canine Coaching Middle


A canine handler in Singapore was charged with animal cruelty on Wednesday, November 29. The person was accused of cruelly beating a canine with a metallic bowl final yr on March 20, 2022.

In a video posted on the Fb web page ‘Chained Canine Consciousness in Singapore’, an individual within the video will be heard yelling, “Welcome to hell, my buddy. 4 weeks of hell!” Whereas a leashed canine is seen cowering in a nook as it’s struck by an individual with a metallic bowl.

(WARNING: Some viewers might discover the video beneath disturbing. Please watch at your individual danger.)

The individual hitting the canine was later recognized as Ng Zhaohui Matthew, a39-year-old canine coach working on the K9 Connection canine coaching middle.

In accordance with Channel Information Asia, the Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) was effectively conscious of the state of affairs, and upon investigation, has suspended Ng from a listing of accredited canine trainers final yr.

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), a non-profile animal welfare group, assisted AVS in its investigation.

Ms Aarthi Sankar, govt director on the SPCA mentioned, “We’re deeply disturbed by the actions portrayed within the video as they’re each abusive in direction of animals and insensitive in direction of people. Based mostly on the audio, we’re additionally involved that the perpetrator might have handled different animals beneath his care in an analogous method.”

After the canine coach was suspended, AVS group director, Jessica Kwok, ensured that the canine concerned within the incident was returned to its proprietor and is protected.

On November 29, Channel Information Asia experiences {that a} prosecutor with the Nationwide Parks Board (NParks) mentioned {that a} sentencing place hasn’t been confirmed.

Nevertheless, the case will likely be heard once more in January subsequent yr. And if convicted of animal cruelty, Ng might spend as much as two years in jail or be fined as much as $30,000 USD, or each.


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