Man charged after allegedly killing pet dog with axe

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ESPERANCE police have charged a man after he allegedly killed his dog – a two-year-old labrador/border collie cross – with an axe.

Police say the man attacked the dog between 1pm and 11pm on Saturday.

The dog died as a result of injuries sustained in the attack.

A 61-year-old man of Nulsen has been charged with cruelty to animals and is due to appear before the Esperance Magistrates Court on May 15.

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