Barrow workmen find dead female dog in suitcase dumped in skip

Workmen in Barrow-in-Furness have found a dead female dog in a suitcase dumped in a skip.

The sad discovery was made on Monday (October 12) by workmen renovating a nearby shop in Dalton Road.

The RSPCA said the dog is a white and grey female staffy or bulldog type who was found in a black wheelie suitcase which had been dumped inside the skip.

The dog, who was microchipped, is called Cody but the other details are unknown.

Pictures of the dogs remains were also sent to CumbriaLive but are too distressed to be published.

RSPCA inspector Martyn Fletcher, who is investigating, said: “This must have been a very distressing discovery for the members of the public who found this poor dog.

“The skip was empty before the weekend so Cody must have been put there some time over the weekend.

“The poor dog had facial injuries and blood around her face with a towel wrapped around her.

“If anyone saw anything, or has any information about this please contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 12 8018.”

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