Authorities in Fordham, England, have charged a pair of local brothers with animal cruelty. Their crime? Their pooch is too paunchy, according to a report in the London Times.
Apparently, the cops had already warned the two men, brothers David and Derek Benton, that their dog, Rusty, was morbidly obese.
Rusty, a labrador retriever, weighed more than 11.5 stone (over 160 lbs.) when the authorities confiscated him. According to Kennel Club standards, a dog of