Dozens of pet owners showed up to a dog park in Saskatoon last night for a candlelight vigil in memory of three dogs that were killed. 

Last Sunday, a couple in the village of Pleasantdale was devastated after finding the three dogs dead on the side of a road.

Police are investigating but no one has been charged. 

Dogs at dog vigil

Many people brought their dogs to the candlelight vigil held in Saskatoon Tuesday night. (CBC)

The message at the vigil was about putting a stop to animal cruelty.

Emily Pickett, who's with New Hope Dog Rescue where the dogs were adopted, says the animal cruelty laws are out of date.
"They need to be revamped and be effective. They're not effective," she said. "I think that things like this are also really good just to raise awareness and hopefully teach future generations to respect animals." 

Police don't have a motive for the dog killings.

Anyone with information is being asked to call CrimeStoppers.

Vigil for slain dogs

Dozens of people came out to a Saskatoon dog park to remember three dogs that were killed earlier this month. (CBC)