Nfld. & Labrador

Dog found dead in C.B.S. pond with legs tied, police investigating as animal cruelty

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating a case of animal cruelty involving a dog in Conception Bay South.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating a case of animal cruelty involving a dog in Conception Bay South.

Police received a call at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday that a C.B.S. resident found the remains of a dog underwater in a small salt water pond near Pond Road in the community.

The body of the dog was recovered with the help of local firefighters, and was in the advanced stages of decomposition.

Twine was found wrapped around its legs.

The Office of the Chief Veterinarian is examining the dog's body and the matter is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the RNC or Crime Stoppers.

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