Tuesday 25 March 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about an incredibly thin dog who was handed in to the Bryn y Maen animal centre in Upper Colwyn Bay on Thursday 6 March.

The female Staffie cross breed dog, named “Twiggy” by centre staff, was handed in by a group of people who found her abandoned on the side of the A458 road in Conwy county.

Inspector Mike Pugh who is investigating the incident, said: ”Twiggy was in a dreadful state when she was first brought in, she was painfully thin with all of her ribs, shoulder and pelvic bones showing. She was filthy and had pressure sores on her body.

“We need to find out where she came from and would appeal to anyone who may have information about who owned Twiggy to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

“We are also having difficulty contacting the people who found Twiggy and would like them to call us so we can get some more details from them.

“Twiggy is a very friendly dog and is now gaining weight and beginning to enjoy her walks.  It is hoped that following some love, care and attention she will be able to be rehomed to a new and loving home”.

Anyone with information can call the RSPCA inspector’s information line on 0300 123 8018 and leave a message for inspector Pugh in confidence.

If you would like to help the RSPCA, you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (Text costs £3 + one standard network rate message).

Twiggy was painfully thin when she arrived at Bryn y Maen