Dead dog dumped in Cheltenham

The RSPCA say they are shocked by the discovery of a dead dog dumped under a manhole cover in Cheltenham.

The grim discovery was made on Friday 30th April.  

RSPCA inspector Phil Mann got a call reporting a male bull terrier dog which was found down a manhole by Edwards Wilson House on Princess Elizabeth Way.  

Phil told Heart the find was harrowing:

Listen to the interview

It is believed the dog was dumped 24/48 hours previously. As the dog was microchipped, inspectors know he was named Buddy, but his owners records were not up to date.

The RSCPA say it is a criminal offence to cause unnecessary suffering to any animal under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.  

Anyone with information about any of these incidents can call the RSPCA national cruelty and advice line on 0300 1234 999 .  All calls will be treated in confidence.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Toby Anstis

10am - 1pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Toby Anstis

On TV: Feel-Good Christmas!

10am - 11am

Watch heart TV

  • Kelly Clarkson Underneath The Tree

    Now

    iTunes

  • Spice Girls Goodbye

    09:55

    iTunes

  • Coldplay Christmas Lights

    09:51

    iTunes

  • Chris Rea Driving Home For Christmas

    09:48

    iTunes

More On Heart