Man charged after police say dog dragged behind motorbike in Kitchener

Waterloo Regional Police say a man has been arrested after a dog was allegedly dragged behind a motorbike on Thursday night in Kitchener.

Police say officers were called to Southridge Drive at around 8:45 p.m. for a report of an injured animal.

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It is alleged a man was riding a motorbike while a dog was being dragged behind.

Police say the dog was left with minor injuries as a result of the incident.

The owner of the dog has been charged with cruelty to animals.

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Police say the Provincial Animal Welfare Service is continuing the investigation.

They are reminding members of the pubic to call 519-570-9777 or the Provincial Animal Welfare Service at 1-833-926-4625 if they witness animal cruelty.

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