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Family’s heartbreak after Maidstone puppy boarder fatally injured

Lindsay Standen with SashcaImage copyright Lindsay Standen
Image caption Lindsay Standen stated Sashca used to be a part of the circle of relatives

A circle of relatives have instructed in their heartbreak after their puppy sustained a major harm whilst being cared for via a canine boarding company and needed to be put down.

Lindsay Standen’s pomeranian stayed at Maidstone Springers in Kent for 2 weeks with the circle of relatives’s different two canines.

When they returned to gather Sashca, she used to be not able to stroll and used to be in ache.

Owner Leslie Roberts stated he didn’t know the way the harm took place. Maidstone Borough Council has instructed him to forestall running as he has no licence.

Ms Standen, from Ashford, stated 10-month-old Sashca used to be useless and her head used to be thrice its standard measurement.

“Her head used to be down… her legs have been all floppy.

“She wasn’t excited to peer us, her little tail wasn’t wagging.”

The circle of relatives rushed Sashca to the vets, however she needed to be put down on Thursday evening.

Image copyright Lindsay Standen
Image caption The circle of relatives nonetheless have no idea what took place to Sacha

Mr Roberts stated: “They are blaming me for one thing which, OK, I can have been at fault then as a result of it is on my watch and I’ve an obligation of care there.

“My accountability of care prolonged to me taking the canine to the vets once used to be sensible.

“I, to at the present time, have no idea what led to the harm to Sashca.”

Image caption Leslie Roberts stated he didn’t know the way Sashca used to be injured

When requested via BBC South East if he approved he wanted a licence, Mr Roberts responded: “So I instructed Maidstone council in the beginning after I began in 2016 I didn’t desire a licence.

“When the laws modified, I knowledgeable them I’m working a canine boarding industry from within my space.

“They elected by no means to ship anyone out. I reminded them in January this yr and they have got nonetheless no longer despatched any one out.”

Maidstone Borough Council stated it used to be “actively investigating” the subject.

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