Sign up to the MySalford newsletter to keep up with what's happening in and around the city A woman has been banned from keeping animal for 18 months after burying her Pomeranian puppy Spencer alive.
Inga Ozola, of Seven Stars Road, Leyland, was given an 18-week suspended sentence and ordered to do 120 hours of unpaid work after causing "unnecessary suffering" to the dog by not taking him back to the vets for treatment and burying him alive.
On April 27, 2019, a couple were walking their dog in a remote spot near Worden Park when their pets sniffed out something buried in the ground.
When the couple investigated, they found Spencer wrapped in a ripped bin bag, with very serious injuries. READ MORE: Man denies causing death of woman, 30,Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk