Two dogs and two eight-week old puppies abandoned in Coventry - The Coventry Observer

14th Aug, 2022

Two dogs and two eight-week old puppies abandoned in Coventry

AN investigation has been launched after two dogs and two eight week old puppies were found abandoned in Coventry.

The RSPCA, an animal welfare charity, was contacted on Saturday March 10 after the four dogs were found wandering around Coundon Hall Park in Waste Lane.

A member of the public who took them to a nearby RSPCA branch.

RSPCA Inspector Nicky Foster was contacted. She said: “A member of public found the dogs at the recreation ground and was concerned they’d been abandoned.

“One of the dogs had two young puppies with her and the other was suffering from mange so had significant fur loss and some sore patches of skin.”

The dogs – a Jack Russell terrier called Poppy and her two eight-week-old pups, Tulip and Iris, and a young crossbreed called Willow – were taken in by the RSPCA’s Coventry, Nuneaton & District Branch.

Willow is now under veterinary care and the rest of the dogs are doing well.

Inspector Foster added: “The dogs weren’t microchipped and we’ve got no idea where they came from.

“It’s completely irresponsible and cruel to abandon these dogs – especially the young, vulnerable puppies – like this.

“The weather has been so cold recently that it makes it even more unbelievable that someone could dump their pet like this.

“I’d like to find out who is responsible for abandoning these dogs so would urge anyone who might recognise them or has any information about what happened to them to get in touch with us by calling our appeal line on 0300 123 8018.”

If no one comes forward to claim the dogs then, once they are old enough and healthy enough, RSPCA Coventry will rehome them.

To find out more about adopting a dog from the RSPCA, please visit www.rspca.org.uk/findapet.

To donate go to www.rspca.org.uk/give.

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