RSPCA Appeal For Info After Dead Dog Is Dumped In Park

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The RSPCA has launched an investigation after the body of a German Shepherd dog was found dumped in a mailbag next to a bin in a Sheffield Park. 

RSPCA Inspector Victoria Reid was called by members of the public to Tinsley Meadows Park in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, on Saturday 1st August.

At this early stage of the investigation, it is not clear how the dog died.

The dog was not microchipped but was wearing a black collar that was fastened with a chain. There was no ID tag on the collar. 

The RSPCA has urged anyone who has information about the dog to get in touch with them ASAP. 

She told Yorkshire Live:

‘It’s incredibly sad to find this beautiful, seemingly healthy dog dumped in such a way.  

‘She’s in a really good condition, so it’s unclear how she perished and whether it was in suspicious circumstances, but I’d certainly like to speak to her owners. 

‘It was incredibly difficult to lift the sack alone so I believe it would have taken two people to carry her body into the park and I’d like to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the park before the discovery.’

Anyone with knowledge about the dog or her owner is encouraged to call the RSPCA’s inspector appeal line on 0300 123 8018.

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