Rumour File: Amigo’s owner tells of finding loved pet brutally killed
A young dog has been brutally killed in mysterious circumstances in Melbourne’s west.
As first reported on the Rumour File, an Altona woman came home yesterday evening to find her Civic Parade home had been broken into.
In the backyard she discovered her dog, a two-year-old Bull Arab x Great Dane, bleeding from the head.
Amigo, pictured above, died at the scene.
Click PLAY to hear from Amigo’s owner, Tracy
The exact circumstances are not yet clear, but it’s believed the dog had confronted the offenders when they entered the backyard via a side gate.
Police say the dog was assaulted, causing the fatal injuries.
Investigations are ongoing.
Tracy told Ross and John that Amigo was rescue dog who she had saved from a tough life.
“They were using him for dog fighting as a three-and-a-half-month-old,” she said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.gov.au