Woman faces animal cruelty offences
A WOODRIDGE woman has appeared in court after being charged with animal cruelty-related offences.
Renee McAlister was charged on November 19, 2015 with five counts of breaching a duty of care to an animal.
The alleged offences took place between February 15 and May 5, 2015 and the charges are understood to relate to greyhounds.
Ms McAlister told Ipswich Magistrates Court on Monday she intended to plead not guilty to the charges.
She said the dog's owner was currently in jail.
The matter was adjourned until February 8.