RCMP are asking anyone who was travelling Route 940 on Thursday and may have information about the case to call them. (CBC)

Sackville RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a dog on Thursday, and asking for the public's help.

Officers responded to a complaint of a dog being shot in Midgic at about 1 p.m., Const. Kevin Tremblay stated in a release.

The medium-sized white and brown dog was taken to a veterinarian, but succumbed to its injuries, he said.

RCMP are asking anyone who may have been travelling along Route 940 during the morning or over the lunch hour, and may have seen anything that could assist in the investigation, to call RCMP at 505-533-5151, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).