On Monday 26 July the Cape of Good Hope SPCA inspectorate responded to a call for help in a matter involving an adult male Pitbull Bingo in distress. Inspector Jeffry Mfini was dispatched and arrived at the scene in Bonteheuwel at approximately 11h50 this morning.
On arrival, inspector Mfini faced several members of the community armed with pangas and stones closing in on Bingo alleging he attacked more than three people in the area. Bingo was hiding between an informal structure and a fence at the time and had sustained injuries from being beaten by community members.
Inspector Mfini reported “The community was very angry towards the dog, claiming he was evil. If we did not intervene they would have killed the dog in our presence”
Bingo was surrendered to the Cape of Good Hope SPCA due to his aggressive nature and will be euthanized at his owner’s request.
The Cape of Good Hope SPCA appeals to the public not to take matters into their own hands in these instances. Follow the appropriate channels and report incidents to Law Enforcement. You can also lodge a confidential report to the SPCA by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0217004158/9 during office hours. Cruelty reports after hours can be made on 0833261604. You can also report cruelty via our website online at https://capespca.co.za/report-cruelty/