An abused puppy has found a loving new home with the vet nurse who treated her following her ordeal.
Jack Russell Terrier Evie was found with fractured legs, extensive bruising and haemorrhaging to her right eye.
Her owner, Trevor Peacock, was sentenced to 150 hours community service, a fine of £1,000 and was banned from keeping animals for seven years.
After being treated with pet meds, Evie has fully recovered. Senior Scottish SPCA inspector John Chisholm said that he was disappointed that Mr Peacock did not get a life ban on keeping animals.
Ms Chisholm said that no animal deserves to be treated in such a brutal way and the charity has concerns about him keeping any animal in the future.
He added: "We are thankful to the witnesses who intervened and were able to take Evie to the vet for immediate treatment and pain relief and we are very grateful to the staff at Inglis Vets for all their hard work in treating and rehabilitating Evie back to full health."