According to a report, Russell Mendoza and Tony Campbell were sentenced by Auckland District Court judge Mary Beth Sharp.
Campbell, who was described as more culpable, was sentenced to six months’ home detention, while Mendoza was sentenced to six months community detention.
“She ordered both to serve 300 hours of community work, if at all possible for the SPCA. They must also pay reparations of $4775.57,” couriermail reports.
The two were found guilty of four charges of animal cruelty and one of reckless use of a firearm in a two-week trial in May.