Dozens of people have gathered in East Belfast to protest against dog poisonings on the Comber Greenway.
Last week Mark and Michelle Maguire’s beloved dog Lilly passed away after eating suspected rat poison on the route.
🎥Protest taking place against dog poisoning on Comber Greenway. Mark & Michelle Maguire’s beloved pet Lilly passed away last week following the latest in a string of attacks. Maguires: “Be vigilant - we don’t want that to happen to anyone else’s dog” ... Report on air at 3pm. pic.twitter.com/uNS15nZ79o— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) November 30, 2019
It's the latest in a string of attacks there with six animals taking ill last year after consuming food laced with anti-freeze.
The 'Enough is Enough' event was hosted by the Comber Greenway Campaign.
A spokesperson for the group said, "We are holding a walk of solidarity, a walk to show those that are behind brutal dog poisonings that we are standing strong against such sickening acts".
" We must and will stand strong against such evil attacks on our pets, wildlife, and community'