Woman who allegedly bashed dog due back in court in October

A HERVEY Bay woman who was allegedly caught bashing a small Jack Russell terrier and exclaiming she was "going to punch it to death" is being prosecuted by the RSPCA for animal cruelty.

Krystal Taege is accused of repeatedly punching and slapping "Jack" on Monday, August 4 because she was "sick" of him.

One charge of being cruel to an animal and causing it unnecessary pain was before the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Wednesday and adjourned until October.

Jack the Jack Russell was allegedly punched and kicked by a Hervey Bay woman.
Jack the Jack Russell was allegedly punched and kicked by a Hervey Bay woman. Contributed