A Queensland man has been charged following investigations into the death of a German Shepherd in Coffs Harbour earlier this week.
Emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway in Coffs Harbour, about 2pm on Wednesday 28 November 2018, after members of the public saw a deceased dog in an unattended Holden utility.
Officers from Coffs Clarence Police District attended and commenced inquiries.
It’s alleged the owner of the one year old German Shepherd left him in the vehicle for a number of hours while he attended a nearby licensed premises.
The vehicle was locked, and the dog allegedly had no access to water.
Following inquiries, a 45 year old man was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice for commit an act of aggravated cruelty upon an animal.
The Queensland man is due to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday 4 February 2019.