FRANKLINVILLE, N.J. (CBS) — A South Jersey mom is opening up a couple of horrifying assault on her Yorkie. She says a police canine left her canine badly injured and now very anxious.
“Our adoption story was fairly distinctive. Anyone discovered me in a Walmart procuring heart,” canine proprietor Christina Ginchereau mentioned.
Charley was already a nervous pup. He was adopted 4 months in the past by a single mom and her daughter. However the 2-year-old Yorkie’s nervousness heightened after he was attacked on his property by his neighbor’s canine, a Glassboro police K9.
“I heard Colton yell no. Then, impulsively, subsequent factor I knew his canine had my canine in his mouth and was shaking him round like a chew toy. I didn’t know what to do, I simply stood there screaming. He lastly let go after like 30 seconds,” Megan Ginchereau mentioned.
On Feb. 2, Charley was rushed to the vet for emergency surgical procedure. He suffered 4 damaged ribs and a punctured lung.
Charley’s proprietor says the police division dealt with the medical payments, however we’re instructed this isn’t the primary incident officer Loki has turn out to be aggressive.
“I used to be leaving my different neighbor’s home within the yard and Loki got here working at me, and I ran again within the fence and closed it,” Christina Ginchereau mentioned.
Christina says the K9 is at the moment being evaluated, however she is worried he’ll return again to the handler and now not feels secure in her Franklinville residence.
“I requested the police division to, at minimal, put a fence round my property, if that occurs so we are able to a minimum of be secure, and that was denied,” Christina Ginchereau mentioned.
K9 Loki is comparatively new to the Glassboro police pressure. Patrol Officer Colton Gemenden simply graduated from the K9 Coaching Academy along with his associate Loki again in January of 2020.
“I really feel unhealthy that the canine was taken from his residence, however I additionally don’t need that to occur to my canine once more,” Megan Ginchereau mentioned.
Christina says she simply desires to really feel secure in her own residence once more.
A GoFundMe was created to pay for the fence that the police division allegedly declined to pay for.
We’ve but to listen to again from Glassboro Police.