Posted: Thu 7th Jul 2016

Abandoned dog in Talacre with severe infection put down by vets.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jul 7th, 2016

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned and tied to a post near Talacre beach. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The dog, a female German Shepherd type, was found at around 8am yesterday, Wednesday 6 July,  with a red lead with yellow stripes tied to a railing at the end of Station Road, Talacre in Flintshire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A note was found at the location which said her name was Sindy and that the owner could no longer cope. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Vets sadly had to the dog to sleep due to infection. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“This poor dog was not able to use her back legs, and could not stand or walk by herself and was suffering from an infection. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“She was immediately taken to a vets, and a decision was made by the vet that due to the pain she was in and her serious condition, that it was the kindest thing to put her to sleep. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“It was such a shame as she was a lovely dog, but her suffering was too great.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Sindy had a collar but no tag and was not microchipped. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Anyone who may have information about this dog should contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 123 8018. Calls are treated in confidence. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Inspector Thomas said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“I would like to thank the members of ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“I would like to thank the members of public who stayed with her until I arrived. They provided shade with their umbrellas and water for Sindy. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“They also helped me to lift her into my van as she was a very large dog. They showed wonderful kindness towards this dog in very distressing circumstances.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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