Worthing man who stamped so hard on puppy's leg it had to be cut off banned from keeping animals

Man who stamped so hard on puppy's leg it had to be cut off banned from keeping animals

Man who stamped so hard on puppy's leg it had to be cut off banned from keeping animals

First published in News by , Crime reporter

A man who stamped on a puppy’s leg and caused injuries so severe that the limb had to be amputated has been banned from keeping animals for life.

Members of the public said they were physically sick after hearing the 16-week-old tan and white bull terrier puppy, called Bonzo, “scream in pain”, the RSPCA said.

At Chichester Magistrates’ Court earlier this month Barry King, 33, previously of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to Bonzo by failing to provide the puppy with prompt veterinary treatment for his broken back leg.

As well as being banned from keeping animals he was ordered to pay £1,000 costs and jailed for six weeks, suspended for 12 months.

The court ruled Bonzo’s injuries were not as the result of an accident, as King had initially alleged.

An RSPCA statement, released following the hearing, said: “The RSPCA were called to help last January after a member of the public heard a man shouting and a puppy scream in pain.

“We arrived at the address and found the puppy with a badly injured leg.

“We took him to a vet who found the limb was so badly broken that it had to be amputated.

“The injury was consistent with a heavy weight pressing down on him.”

Inspector Andrew Kirby added: “We are pleased King has been disqualified from keeping animals to protect the welfare of any others which may have fallen into his care.

“This poor puppy must have been in an incredible amount of pain as the vet found the limb was completely snapped at one end and there was no choice but to amputate.

“A member of the public said she was physically sick after hearing Bonzo screaming in absolute agony after the incident.

“We are pleased to say there has now been a happy ending for Bonzo, who was taken into RSPCA care and has now been re-homed.

“I am told he is surviving well on his three legs and leading a full, much happier life.”

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6:48am Fri 28 Feb 14

brighton bluenose says...

Whilst I would obviously not actually advocate violence I would not be displeased to hear that someone had given this **** a proper hiding!
Whilst I would obviously not actually advocate violence I would not be displeased to hear that someone had given this **** a proper hiding! brighton bluenose
  • Score: 54

7:18am Fri 28 Feb 14

matlock says...

Barry King, 33, previously of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Where is he now?
Barry King, 33, previously of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Where is he now? matlock
  • Score: 36

7:20am Fri 28 Feb 14

tykemison says...

Pure scum and as above, makes my blood boil,the retarded piece of filth needs to be taught a lesson.
Pure scum and as above, makes my blood boil,the retarded piece of filth needs to be taught a lesson. tykemison
  • Score: 43

9:32am Fri 28 Feb 14

ThinkBrighton says...

matlock wrote:
Barry King, 33, previously of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Where is he now?
Does any body know where this sh1t is now
[quote][p][bold]matlock[/bold] wrote: Barry King, 33, previously of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Where is he now?[/p][/quote]Does any body know where this sh1t is now ThinkBrighton
  • Score: 25

9:54am Fri 28 Feb 14

Nobleox says...

Sadist individual. Him and ALL his type should be exterminated or at the very least thrown to lions. Lets build a colosseum and watch these macho gladiators that ill treat domestic animals stamp on lions.
Oh forgot, unlike defenceless animals governments give these bags of
smelly no good s..t immunity from anything other than a slap on the wrist claiming they have human rights. They do don't they?
Sadist individual. Him and ALL his type should be exterminated or at the very least thrown to lions. Lets build a colosseum and watch these macho gladiators that ill treat domestic animals stamp on lions. Oh forgot, unlike defenceless animals governments give these bags of smelly no good s..t immunity from anything other than a slap on the wrist claiming they have human rights. They do don't they? Nobleox
  • Score: 23

10:04am Fri 28 Feb 14

Juleyanne says...

Hopefully some locals know the drain this filth has climbed down and have the opportunity to clearly express their anger!! People should be vigilant to animal abusers and report them to the RSPCA and Dog Wardens. Thankfully this sadistic evil scumbag has been banned FOR LIFE from ever owning any animal again. Hopefully this poor little puppy will now be shown a life of love, security and happiness and Barry King rots in hell for what he has done!
Hopefully some locals know the drain this filth has climbed down and have the opportunity to clearly express their anger!! People should be vigilant to animal abusers and report them to the RSPCA and Dog Wardens. Thankfully this sadistic evil scumbag has been banned FOR LIFE from ever owning any animal again. Hopefully this poor little puppy will now be shown a life of love, security and happiness and Barry King rots in hell for what he has done! Juleyanne
  • Score: 34

12:20pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Binnybanny says...

Nasty little $hit, I'd like to meet him in a dark alley and stamp on his legs until they need amputating.
Nasty little $hit, I'd like to meet him in a dark alley and stamp on his legs until they need amputating. Binnybanny
  • Score: 28

12:45pm Fri 28 Feb 14

spa301 says...

matlock wrote:
Barry King, 33, previously of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Where is he now?
yes please someone let us know
[quote][p][bold]matlock[/bold] wrote: Barry King, 33, previously of Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Where is he now?[/p][/quote]yes please someone let us know spa301
  • Score: 21

3:23pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Zamora251 says...

This is a **** joke, this **** is banned from keeping animals, that's isn't punishment, that's just a slap on the wrist, I would like to get hold of this ****, because I would jump on his **** legs until they break and see how he likes that, he should have got at least six months in prison, I really would like to get hold of this guy!!
This is a **** joke, this **** is banned from keeping animals, that's isn't punishment, that's just a slap on the wrist, I would like to get hold of this ****, because I would jump on his **** legs until they break and see how he likes that, he should have got at least six months in prison, I really would like to get hold of this guy!! Zamora251
  • Score: 23

5:42pm Fri 28 Feb 14

LeonBIank666 says...

I hope Barry King gets eye cancer and dies a very, very slow, undignified and utterly painful death.

Then when his last breath is being drawn from his vile body, Bonzo does a big wet poo on his head!
I hope Barry King gets eye cancer and dies a very, very slow, undignified and utterly painful death. Then when his last breath is being drawn from his vile body, Bonzo does a big wet poo on his head! LeonBIank666
  • Score: 17

5:49pm Fri 28 Feb 14

angrymonkey says...

name where this waster is now so he can get what he should get not the weak uk justice again. I would love to hear him as locals give him the same treatment as he did the dog and put my size 10 in as well.
bet he standing on some street now jobless waster getting money for sod all again why cant we put people like this down.
name where this waster is now so he can get what he should get not the weak uk justice again. I would love to hear him as locals give him the same treatment as he did the dog and put my size 10 in as well. bet he standing on some street now jobless waster getting money for sod all again why cant we put people like this down. angrymonkey
  • Score: 20

7:50pm Fri 28 Feb 14

ronrostog says...

Utter, utter scum. What goes around.......
Utter, utter scum. What goes around....... ronrostog
  • Score: 15

9:36am Sat 1 Mar 14

Juleyanne says...

The evil sadistic s..t, will no doubt surface when he thinks everyone has forgotten. Hopefully, when he crawls out of the gutter wherever he is there will be greeting party with a long memory! Absolute b......d!
The evil sadistic s..t, will no doubt surface when he thinks everyone has forgotten. Hopefully, when he crawls out of the gutter wherever he is there will be greeting party with a long memory! Absolute b......d! Juleyanne
  • Score: 11

12:20am Sun 2 Mar 14

Cogidubnus says...

I'm glad to hear someone's taken on the poor puppy....from long-term personal experience I know just what that entails, (I currently have under my roof nine rescued cats and one rescued dog - my kids think I'm mad and I most bprobably am), and would've gladly offered a home to this one if nobody else had...Argus if things fall through please contact me and I will try my best to help
I'm glad to hear someone's taken on the poor puppy....from long-term personal experience I know just what that entails, (I currently have under my roof nine rescued cats and one rescued dog - my kids think I'm mad and I most bprobably am), and would've gladly offered a home to this one if nobody else had...Argus if things fall through please contact me and I will try my best to help Cogidubnus
  • Score: 6

12:14pm Sun 2 Mar 14

getThisCoalitionOut says...

Why not jailed? He should most definitely have been.

We need people to become magistrates to be properly trained - it is a well known fact that people who harm animals go on to harm people.

The 10 year olds who murdered Jamie Bulger had also been vicious towards animals.
Why not jailed? He should most definitely have been. We need people to become magistrates to be properly trained - it is a well known fact that people who harm animals go on to harm people. The 10 year olds who murdered Jamie Bulger had also been vicious towards animals. getThisCoalitionOut
  • Score: 5

2:58pm Sun 2 Mar 14

lovebrighton1951 says...

He is not even a human being, is a disgusting piece of s***, we feel the pain for every abused animal. Very sad story. Agree the punishment should be tougher. The law needs to be amended very soon.
He is not even a human being, is a disgusting piece of s***, we feel the pain for every abused animal. Very sad story. Agree the punishment should be tougher. The law needs to be amended very soon. lovebrighton1951
  • Score: 4

7:37am Mon 3 Mar 14

Ihopenoonehasthisusername says...

This is terrible, and I hope this scum gets what's coming to him. But all you people that have commented here, I hope you are crying out in disgust at the thousands of animals that are killed and abused in slaughter houses in this country every day. I hope you think about the fact that pigs are as intelligent as dogs when you tuck into your breakfast bacon butty. I hope you are making that connection that ALL animals count. Otherwise your comments could be seen as hypocritical.
This is terrible, and I hope this scum gets what's coming to him. But all you people that have commented here, I hope you are crying out in disgust at the thousands of animals that are killed and abused in slaughter houses in this country every day. I hope you think about the fact that pigs are as intelligent as dogs when you tuck into your breakfast bacon butty. I hope you are making that connection that ALL animals count. Otherwise your comments could be seen as hypocritical. Ihopenoonehasthisusername
  • Score: 3

1:43pm Mon 3 Mar 14

Scorpio50 says...

What a nasty piece of work. He is what I consider to be vermin perhaps we could ask that nice Mr Knightley,the idiot fox killer, to maybe point his gun in the direction of this, and others of his ilks, direction. He'd have more supporters.
Glad he was banned from keeping animals but why was the prison sentence suspended?
What a nasty piece of work. He is what I consider to be vermin perhaps we could ask that nice Mr Knightley,the idiot fox killer, to maybe point his gun in the direction of this, and others of his ilks, direction. He'd have more supporters. Glad he was banned from keeping animals but why was the prison sentence suspended? Scorpio50
  • Score: 2

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