Owners spared jail after starving canine ate dead dog’s head

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A New Houghton couple who left four dogs to starve while they went on holiday to Skegness have been spared jail.

RSPCA inspectors were called to the home of Martin David Clifton and Rebecca Louise Clifton after an anonymous call last October.

Inside they found blood splattered over the walls, animals in their own faeces and a dead dog with half its face eaten away by another starving canine.


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