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Snatched puppy returned

 
November 2nd 2015
 

Animal rights activists who snatched a puppy from a homeless man in Paris are to return the dog following public outcry.

A video [Caution: you may find this distressing] of the incident was captured by a passer-by and shows activists from Cause Animale Nord struggling with the man as he tries to keep hold of his dog, before capturing the pet and running off down the street. On their Facebook page, the activists accused the man of “drugging” the dog to stop it running away, reports The Telegraph.

A petition on Change.org demanding an enquiry was signed by over 245,000 people. The president of the association was released by police after he promised to take the dog back to its owner.

 
 
 

November/December 2015

 

Contents

After life...

Focus: Gimme Shelter

Demand increases for Scottish shelters

In harmony

Capturing a community

Young failed by councils

Squatters take over hotel

Singer Ellie speaks out

Homeless bank closes

New bill extends Right to Buy

Coffee for two

Immigration check fear

SCT marks golden anniversary

Transport land sell-off

Homeless health boost

The Pavement Bookworm

Job centres not fit for purpose

Snatched puppy returned

With dignity

Legal high users call 999

 

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