An Ontario couple who went on vacation and left their 12-week-old puppy alone in a bathroom are being lambasted on the Internet, the latest targets of online shaming.
Kyle O’Neill, 26, and Gabrielle Penney, 20, of London pleaded guilty last week to four counts of animal cruelty after they locked their Chihuahua mix puppy in a bathroom and took off on a two-week holiday at the beginning of January.
The dog was discovered after their landlord received noise complaints and called the London Humane Society. After acquiring a search warrant, workers from the humane society were able to access the apartment on Jan. 6 and rescue the puppy. It has since been adopted.
Both O’Neill and Penney received sentences of six months of probation, $400 in fees to be paid to the London Humane Society and a 10-year pet ban.
Dissatisfied with their punishment, London resident and animal lover created a post on Facebook on Friday night with their names and photo and urged everyone to share it as muchRead More »from London couple the latest targets of online ridicule and shaming