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Fence dog update via Scottish SPCA

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Woman sought in starved dog case


The Scottish SPCA is keen to trace a woman seen with a dog matching the description of the mastiff cross found tied to a fence and starved to death near Brechin, Angus, last month.
The shocking discovery was made on Friday 13 March on the Kinnaird Park Estate by a worker from the nearby Dalgety Farm.
Scottish SPCA Senior Inspector Mark Lumgair, who is leading the investigation, said, "We have received information that a woman in her late thirties to mid-forties with shoulder length light brown hair was walking with the same type of dog on 2 March near Kinnaird Park.
"The dog, a female mastiff type, may have been a labrador or rottweiler cross.
"What is of great interest is this dog, like the mastiff cross discovered, was wearing a blue collar, while the blue twine this woman was using as a lead could well be the same blue twine later found tightly tethering the starved dog to a barbed wire fence.

"We have received many calls to our Animal Helpline and in some instances men have been named as potential suspects.
"However, this new information suggests it is a woman we are looking for and we urge anyone who can help us trace whoever was responsible for starving this dog to death to come forward."


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I really hope they find out who did that, poor puppy.

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Really hope they find this sick individual.. Sadly there have been alot of cases like this in Scotland of late see them pretty much weekly in the papers... Its heart breaking to see what people can do to these poor animals...
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