Mother, 32, suffocated family dog with plastic bag because she didn't want to spend her benefits buying it foodTracy Barker starved her family's German Shepherd Milo for several weeks She then suffocated him with a bag before putting his body in a wheelie binRSPCA officers found Milo in the bin outside Barker's Stoke-on-Trent homeBarker was jailed for causing unnecessary suffering to an animal By Suzannah Hills PUBLISHED: 11:06 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:03 GMT, 1 February 2013 Jailed: Tracy Barker, 32, was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison at Cannock Magistrates Court for causing unnecessary suffering to an animal A mother who suffocated her family's dog with a plastic bag because she could not afford to feed it has been jailed. Tracy Barker, 32, received an 18-week prison sentence after horrified RSPCA inspectors found the emaciated body of German Shepherd Milo stuffed into a wheelie bin outside her home. A court heard that unemployed Barker refused to spend any of her benefits on food for the dog – and instead locked him outside and ignored his pleas to be fed
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