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Brampton Animal Services and the Ontario SPCA seeking information about deceased dog

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - BRAMPTON, ON (June 16, 2016) - Brampton Animal Services and the Ontario Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) are seeking information about a dog found deceased in White Spruce Park (Heart Lake Road, south of Sandalwood Parkway).

On May 10, 2016, Brampton Animal Services and an Ontario SPCA Officer attended the park in response to a report of a deceased dog. Upon arrival, the investigating officers found a male Cane Corso dog deceased near a parking area in the park. The dog was approximately five years old with dark-brown brindle fur.

Officers investigated the scene and the dog was sent for a necropsy to determine cause of death. Necropsy results showed the cause of death as blunt force trauma. It is estimated that the dog had been deceased for 24 hours prior to being found.

Brampton Animal Services and the Ontario SPCA are asking if anyone has any information on this dog and how it got into the state it was found in, they are asked to call 310-SPCA, the Ontario SPCA’s call centre for reporting animal cruelty.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Alison Cross 
Ontario SPCA 
905-853-2108 

Natalie Stogdill
Media Coordinator, City of Brampton
905-874-2657
natalie.stogdill@brampton.ca

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Ontario SPCA and Humane Society:
Protecting animals since 1873, Ontario SPCA is Ontario's Animal Welfare organization. A registered charity comprised of over 50 Communities.


Since 1919, when Ontario's first Animal Welfare legislation was proclaimed, the Ontario SPCA, with the help of its Communities, has been entrusted to maintain and enforce Animal Welfare legislation. The Act provides Ontario SPCA Agents and Inspectors with police powers to do so.


Ontario SPCA provides leadership in animal welfare innovations including introducing high-volume spay/neuter services to Ontario and opening the Provincial Education and Animal Centre.


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