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The hol­i­day sea­son was rel­a­tiv­ity quiet for South Waikato SPCA, says shel­ter man­ager and in­spec­tor Lorna Hutchin­son.

‘‘It was ac­tu­ally a quiet pe­riod com­pared with oth­ers,’’ Mrs Hutchin­son said in terms of an­i­mal cru­elty in­ci­dents.

How­ever, the unit re­sponded to a case where a dog’s safety and well­be­ing was be­ing jeop­ar­dised.

A dog was se­ri­ously un­der­weight and the owner ‘‘did not know that what he was do­ing was wrong and he owned up to that’’.

He was will­ing to learn and Mrs Hutchin­son said her team will mon­i­tor their progress.

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