The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead dog was dumped in a builders’ rubble sack on a Birmingham street over the Easter weekend.

A member of the public found the dog’s body on Saturday evening (31 March), in Arley Road, Saltley, and contacted the RSPCA.

The tan-coloured dog had been dumped in a blue plastic dog bed which had been placed in a large builders’ rubble sack with the handles tied.

He was wearing a leather collar but there were no contact details on it and the dog was not microchipped.

RSPCA inspector Mike Scargill said: “This sort of behaviour I find really sad. This poor dog has died for reasons unknown, and then been discarded really dispassionately like a piece of household rubbish. It highlights a complete lack of empathy and respect iby whoever did this.

“He has now been taken to our Birmingham Animal Hospital, where he will be treated with respect and cremated.

“We have no way of knowing where he came from so we are appealing to the public to come forward with information. Anyone who has any information should contact our appeals line on 0300 123 8018, and leave a message for myself. All calls will be treated with confidence.”

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