Man charged and arrested for stabbing woman’s dog in Perth park

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A 37-year-old man from Mirrabooka, Australia has been charged with stabbing and killing a four-year-old Golden Labrador retriever at the Perth park of Apple Blossom Polyantha Reserve on Wednesday evening. According to ABCNews, the dog’s owner, Bridgette, 22, had been exercising her two dogs, Luna and Choco, off leash when she noticed a man leaning over Luna.

“Within a split second Luna was on the floor. I thought she was just submitting, wanting to play,” Bridgette stated. “The man bent down. I didn’t hear any snarls, growl, yelps or barks. I thought everything was fine.”

One moment later, however the awful truth became a painful reality. Bridgette ran up to the man to make sure the small dog he had been walking was not being annoyed by Luna, but as she approached, the man put his hood up and mumbled something Bridgette said she could not understand. The man  walked away before jumping the fence and then broke into a run to escape.

“I got closer. I realized she was on the floor, blood all over her. I just dropped and started screaming and screaming… I picked her up and lay her on top of me and felt her heart and I couldn’t feel her breathing; she was gone within seconds,” she cried. ‘Luna was my baby… she was my first dog.”

By the time Bridgette could rush her dog to an emergency veterinarian, Luna had died. The alleged attacker has been charged with animal cruelty and has been released on bond. He is scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrates Court in June. If found guilty of animal cruelty, he could face five years in prison. The suspect’s name has not been released by authorities at this time.

Rest in peace Luna.  (Photo of Luna stabbed at a Perth park via WAPolice)

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17 replies
  1. Bootsky1 says:

    Sick bastard I hope he gets stabbed to death & die sick fucking creep poor doddie test in peace I hope the ???? creep will suffer & die bg

  2. jeanette says:

    good grief, if found guilty. what is happening to justice all around the world, stab the guy and make him pay.

  3. Roselyne CORNETTE says:

    J’espère qu’il sera condamné à une peine de prison exemplaire, il est un danger pour la société. Je ne comprends pas pourquoi il a tué cette pauvre âme innocente. La propriétaire du chien ne doit rien lâcher. Repose en paix belle âme.

  4. Susan Mueller-Bissell says:

    R.I.P. Luna. You didn’t deserve what happened to you, people can just be evil. I feel so bad for Bridgette how heart broken she must be right now. I hope they catch the S.O.B. who did this to Luna.

  5. Cynthia Como says:

    OMG! How horrific and devastating! This poor owner will be forever traumatized! So so sad! RIP LUNA

  6. John says:

    I Hope and Pray that this Evil Killer of Dogs gets the Maximum Prison Time and has to Pay the Owner of this Pup Lots of Money. Karma will get you in the End. R.I.P. Luna. A Human did this to you. He will get His just Reward.

  7. Catherine Rolley says:

    How sad and heartbreaking.That sick evil coward.That poor dog looks so innocent, and friendly.They ought to take his dog and find it a good home and then let the lady stab the piece. of shit coward who killed Luna.and let him bleed to death.No dog should have to die like that.So sad.I hope that he goes to prison and someone stabs him to death.Rest in peace Luna my heart breaks for you and the lady who was your mom

  8. Nancy Raymond says:

    I hope Australia prosecutes and sentences this maggot to five years – AND he becomes the victim of predatory inmates who take everything from him – intimidation, beatings, rape and robbery are certainly in order – HE needs to be as terrified and treated as cruelly as he treated Luna. PLEASE MAKE THIS SEWER SLIME PAY.

  9. Red says:

    WHY was this man released??? He better get LOCKED away for the MAXIMUM TIME you state allows. Hopefully with an animal lover who will give him the true punishment he deserves!


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