RSPCA seek puppy abuser

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The RSPCA is calling for information following an incident earlier this week that saw a puppy being tied to a car and dragged along the road in Busselton.
Camera IconThe RSPCA is calling for information following an incident earlier this week that saw a puppy being tied to a car and dragged along the road in Busselton. Credit: WA News.

The RSPCA is calling for information following an incident earlier this week that saw a puppy being tied to a car and dragged along the road in Busselton.

The organisation told the Times that a vehicle was seen driving down Brown Street with a puppy being dragged behind it on Sunday, March 18.

Members of the public managed to stop the vehicle, and the driver then got out of the car and untied the puppy from the vehicle before driving away, leaving the puppy seriously injured on the road.

The puppy sustained significant injuries, including losing most of its skin and extensive bleeding, and its legs were extremely swollen.

It was taken to a local vet for emergency treatment but could not be saved.

RSPCA chief inspector Amanda Swift thanked those who intervened and said the RSPCA believed they had the details of the driver, but asked for more witnesses to come forward.

“It is sickening to think that this person could do this and then leave his puppy to die without a second thought,” she said.

The RSPCA is investigating and asking for anyone who saw the incident or has information about it to report it to their Cruelty Line on 1300 278 3589.

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