Dog is saved in France - level 3

Dog is saved in France - level 3

14-08-2015 07:00

These images show the moment a dog was found buried alive up to her head in France. The French Mastiff was rescued by a man who was walking his own dog on waste ground west of Paris.

Pedro Dinis posted a series of photos on Facebook, writing only her head was visible and it was difficult to see given the amount of earth covering her. He said he posted the images to educate people about cruelty to animals.

The dog was taken to a vet, while his 21-year-old owner was arrested following the discovery.

The man reportedly denied burying the dog, saying it had run away. If he is guilty of animal cruelty, the owner could be jailed for two years and forced to pay a £21,000 fine. A petition calling for the maximum sentence for the owner has been set up online and has been signed by more than 280,000 people.

Difficult words: waste ground (an unattractive piece of land that is not used for throwing things away), reportedly (according to what people say), fine (money which you have to pay for doing something illegal).

Source: www.ondemandnews.com

What do you think about this? How would you punish the man?

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