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RSPCA investigates after dogs dumped at Burford animal centre
4:20pm Thursday 3rd January 2013 in News
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after two dogs were dumped at the Blue Cross animal charity’s headquarters near Burford.
Shivering and ill, Rusty and Fern were found outside the charity’s Shilton Road premises.
Rusty, a terrier, had to be put down because she was so unwell and paralysed, but one-year-old dachshund Fern was saved and she is now recovering.
Blue Cross spokesman Leanne Fadden said: “It’s heartbreaking to think how badly Rusty and Fern had been treated, but rest assured that Fern will now be given the best chance to recover from her awful ordeal.”
The RSPCA has launched an investigation into the treatment of the dogs and is appealing for information.
The dogs were abandoned at about 7pm on Monday, December 10, last year.
Anyone who may have seen suspicious activity near the Blue Cross centre around that time of the evening should call the RSPCA on 0300 1234 999.