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German shepherd found bleeding to death on San Diego street after being stabbed 50 times

Authorities are investigating the case of a German shepherd who was stabbed more than 50 times in the abdomen, chest and throat before being found bleeding to death in the Point Loma neighborhood Saturday.

San Diego County animal services officers are looking for witnesses or information that could lead to an arrest in the death of the 9-month-old dog.

Two private groups are offering a $4,500 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

"Whoever is responsible for this despicable crime needs to be found and held accountable," said Dawn Danielson, director of the Department of Animal Services.

The reward is being offered by San Diego Animal Advocates and In Defense of Animals. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Lt. Dan DeSousa at (619) 823-4959.


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I can't imagine what kind of monster would do this to a helpless animal. Poor dog :( I hope this idiot is found and prosecuted HARSHLY rather than just the typical leniency that is repeatedly shown towards animal abusers. It's common knowledge that many of those who are violent towards humans started with animals.

Whoever did this ought to be locked away in a maximum security psychiatric institution for the rest of her life. Criminal punishments aren't stern enough to deal with this unheard of outrageness.

The only good that will come from some terrible act like this is that when the person who did this is found, and he will be found as the reward goes up, he will meet justice not only in the court system but in prison itself, where fellow prisoners despise those who hurt children and animals.

DITTO on the comments by "SO SAD" !!

The perpetrator should be found for such an inhumane crime and dealt with in the severest terms under the law for such cruelty.

This kind of cruelty to a German Shepherd or any innocent animal is terrible and should the perpetrator be found, he should meet the maximum punishment.

I have a neighbor who kills cats and dogs disappear yet nothing gets done even after he brags about.......meth dealer and user....he has gotten several of our animals(we keep them all inside now) and has hit the neighbors animals as well. we have witnesses who will testify, but nothing gets done....of course, i live in Bunea Park and the police department is a joke and known as such. Hope they get the person who did this and he will get "punished" in jail as the inmates do not like child molesters or people who hurt animals

I'm filing this under "What is WRONG with some people?!"

When someone does this to animals, they next turn to humans.

how sad that this has happened to a poor puppy

I grew up with GSD's and whoever did this to this puppy needs to be stomped.

I have a German Shepherd, I could not imagine what I would do if I seen anyone do this to such a creature!

OMGoodness!!! What is wrong with people?
Only sick, pathetic, people abuse, torture, kill other living beings.
And only sick, pathetic COWARDS abuse, torture, and kill animals.

The Scum that did this was able because the animal must have known the scum otherwise Shepherds are to smart to let scum thouch them

This is just a refection on how we treat people in our society. Next time you say harsh things about a coworker, child or stranger think of the mental damage you are inflecting upon this generation.

I usually don't believe in the death penalty, but...

This person will be found as this story is making national news. When they do find them, I hope they suffer the same fate as the dog.


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