“Why oh why” RSPCA question why so many Staffies are dumped in Peterborough after emaciated dog is found

A photo showing how thuin Nigel was when he was found
A photo showing how thuin Nigel was when he was found
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An emaciated Staffordshire Bull Terrier is being nursed back to health by vets and the RSPCA after being found dumped in Peterborough.

Christened Dingo by the RSPCA team caring for him, he was found on Friday, January 15, in Ham Lane near Ferry Meadows in Peterborough.

On the road to recovery

On the road to recovery

A spokesman for the RSPCA said: “Why oh why, are so many Staffies being so neglected and dumped? We have our theories.

“However, in the meantime, please share Dingo’s picture and help us trace who may have owned, dumped, or lost this affectionate boy.

“He’s not chipped, is at least 4-5 years old, and knows ‘sit’ and ‘give paw’.

“He’s all settled in a heated kennel, bed, blankets, coat, and beginning his ‘little and often’ diet. He’s really quick to raise his paw for a treat...... Does that trip something in your memory?

“A friends dog that they say has been rehomed in the past few days that was thin and looked similar?

“Please call the National Control Centre on 03001234999 and leave a message for Inspector Stubbs. For now though, fingers crossed and all your best wishes for a speedy recovery, good weight gain, and when the time is right, a fab new home for Dingo.”