A concerned member of the public took the chihuahua to a vets in Carisbrooke on Monday after finding the animal on Pan Meadows.
Shocking, it has been revealed that the dog was found with shaven and painted fur. The member of the public has reported this to the RSPCA.
The Council’s dog warden has since collected the animal and efforts are now underway to locate it’s rightful owner.
The incident comes at the same time that a local cat owner has taken to Facebook to express their disgust and worry about their pet cat having an item forcibly inserted into the animal’s rectum. The RSPCA and Police have been informed about this incident too.
UPDATE @ 15:50 – The Isle of Wight Council have confirmed that the chihuahua and it’s owner have been re-united! The RSPCA are aware.