The Calgary Humane Society is looking for the owner of a brown-and-white female dog that was running loose in Abbeydale and is in need of surgery to remove several large growths from its hind end.
- A photo of the dog's growths is below. Warning: It may be disturbing to some viewers.
"The condition of this dog is concerning," Brad Nichols, the humane society's senior manager of animal cruelty investigations, said in a release.
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The dog, believed to a Basenji or bull-terrier type, was found at large near St. Kateri Tekakwitha School, which is located at 1005 Abbotsford Dr. N.E.
Nichols encouraged the dog's owner to come forward and provide a medical history for the animal.
Anyone who recognizes the dog is asked to contact the humane society at 403-205-4455.