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A group of pet-loving criminal lawyers has launched an online campaign to flush out whoever killed and mutilated a family's pet dog then dumped it on a front lawn.

Portia, a 6-year-old fox terrier, vanished from her home in Karaka, south of Auckland, 10 days ago. 

A week later, her body was found on the lawn of its owner.

The dog had been skinned, a paw and both ears were missing, and her shoulder was broken. 

The SPCA says the attack could be connected to the mutilation of two pet rabbits in nearby Papakura in May.

Now a group of Auckland lawyers have built a website,, and are asking pet-lovers to go online and make pledges toward a reward, which they will pay out for information that leads to a conviction.

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