Image

Ontario SPCA seeking public’s assistance to find owner of emaciated dog

IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Erin, ON (June 2, 2017) – The Ontario SPCA is seeking information from the public after an emaciated Retriever-type dog was found wandering on the road at 9th Line and Armstrong Street in Erin on Sunday, May 28.

The elderly female dog was wearing a dark brown leather collar when she was found. A veterinary examination revealed she was suffering from a raw and crusted nose, overgrown nails, dental disease, hip discomfort and mobility issues.

“We are looking for the public’s assistance to help find the owner of this dog,” says Alison Green, Senior Inspector, Ontario SPCA. “Due to the condition in which this dog was found, we are treating this as a possible case of neglect.”

If you have any information that could assist in this investigation, please call 310-SPCA (7722) immediately.

##

MEDIA CONTACTS

Melissa Kosowan       

Ontario SPCA

289-383-5968

mkosowan@ospca.on.ca

 

Ontario SPCA and Humane Society:

Protecting animals since 1873, Ontario SPCA is Ontario's Animal Welfare organization. A registered charity comprised of close to 50 communities.

Since 1919, when Ontario's first Animal Welfare legislation was proclaimed, the Ontario SPCA, with the help of its Communities, has been entrusted to maintain and enforce Animal Welfare legislation. The Act provides Ontario SPCA Agents and Inspectors with police powers to do so.

Ontario SPCA provides leadership in animal welfare innovations including introducing high-volume spay/neuter services to Ontario and opening the Provincial Education and Animal Centre.

OntarioSPCA.ca

Adopt • Learn • Volunteer • Donate

Charitable Business Number 88969 1044 RR0002