The RSPCA in Wales is appealing for information after an elderly dog was found dead with its throat slashed

The RSPCA is appealing for witnesses to come forward after an elderly dog was found dead with its throat slashed near Bargoed, South Wales.

The dog was found by a member of the public last Monday (28 October 2002) on a piece of land near and industrial park in Pontlottyn, Bargoed. He immediately alerted Rhymney Police Station who contacted the RSPCA.

The dog’s body is being kept as evidence by the RSPCA.

The welfare organisation is now appealing for anyone with information about who owned this dog to come forward.

The dog is a small, dark cream Collie cross with a docked tail.

RSPCA chief inspector Gary Lucas said: “At the moment we have no idea as to how this dog met his death or if the slash to the throat was made before or after death.

“I would urge anyone with any information to contact us immediately so that we can investigate the incident further.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the RSPCA in strictest confidence (tel: 08705 555 999) or click here to visit their website.

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