Ryan, Kirsteen and Willow (1) Watt with Wolf. Photo
A Kingston man is ''frustrated'' police gave the
Canterbury woman who took his husky a pre-charge warning.
Husky owner Ryan Watt said Loburn woman Roxanne Dadswell
deserved a criminal record for taking his dog, Wolf, on New
''As far as I'm concerned, the woman has got off,'' Mr Watt
After a tip-off earlier this month, Mr Watt travelled seven
hours to Loburn, near Rangiora and retrieved Wolf from a pack
of dogs on Ms Dadswell's lifestyle block.
When contacted by the Otago Daily Times yesterday, Ms
Dadswell said she was ''relieved'' with the ''slap on the
hand'' for taking Wolf.
''I've learnt my lesson. I know not to take the law into my
Ms Dadswell said she had taken the dog because she believed
it had been mistreated. She said she was more regretful than
remorseful about her actions.