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RSPCA Appeal After Body of Dog Found in a Park in Leicester 

Information is sought after the body of a female Staffordshire bull terrier was found in a park in Leicester

The female brindle and white Staffordshire bull terrier was in poor condition and underweight, revealed a spokesperson for the RSPCA, which is appealing for information about the sad discovery.

Leicester Time: RSPCA Appeal After Body of Dog Found in a Park in Leicester 
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It was made by a member of the public on Sunday, August 6, off the main footpath behind a row of trees in Stokeswood Park, New Parks. They contacted the RSPCA, and animal rescue officer Jack Curran attended.

Jack removed her body and took her to a local vet for examination – where it was thought she had been dead for around a week.

“While there were no obvious signs of injuries or cause of death the dog was in a poor condition and was underweight and I am keen to find out how her body came to be left at this location,” he said.

“She was microchipped, but it was not registered.

“I am following up on a number of lines of enquiries and I would urge anyone with information which can help my investigation to call me in confidence.”

The incident comes as the RSPCA launches its Cancel Out Cruelty fundraising campaign which calls on the public to help support our frontline teams so they can  save more animals during the busy summer months.

“The RSPCA’s frontline rescuers, volunteers and a network of branches are working tirelessly to save animals this summer but we can’t do it alone,” said Mr Curran.

Anyone with information should call: 0300 123 8018 quoting incident – 01129980.

To find out more about the Cancel Out Cruelty campaign, visit