The Scottish SPCA is attention-grabbing for data after a shot dog changed into once chanced on listless in a net in woods in Moray.
The feminine sad and white border collie changed into once chanced on between Nether Dallachy and Spey Bay, Fochabers, by a member of the general public on 25 November.
The animal charity acknowledged the dog changed into once in a plastic feed-form net, which had been taped up and an try made to living it on fireplace.
It is believed the dog changed into once nine years outmoded and known as Nell.
Scottish SPCA inspector Lesley Crockett acknowledged: “A put up-mortem showed that the dog had been killed by a single shot nonetheless had a extremely severe mammary tumour which had no longer been treated.
“She had additionally had abdominal surgery inside of the final six months.
“The dog changed into once micro chipped to its old owner, who had purchased her four years beforehand. It is an offence to fail to offer veterinary remedy for an animal that is ill or injured – we might perchance perchance be eager to keep in touch to the house owners to place the circumstances.”