Pregnant dog abandoned in cage with her head stuck between bars

Over the weekend, RSPCA Officer Horton responded to an emergency call in Leatherhead, Surrey, United Kingdom. A passerby had spotted a pregnant dog abandoned in a cage at a bus stop, and her head had been stuck between the bars.

According to Express, the terrified blue merle collie had to be freed with bolt cutters. Had someone not called in for help, pregnant “Lucy” as the dog has been named, would have continued to suffer in the bitter cold.

“I think it’s disgusting to abandon any pet, but to dump a pregnant dog is disgraceful,” Animal Collection Officer Louis Horton stated. “She must have been so frightened and confused. She was shivering from the cold weather, and when I tried to remove her from the hazardous crate, she was frozen with fear.”

Lucy had no collar or microchip. She was transferred to a veterinarian clinic where an ultrasound confirmed she is seven weeks pregnant and appears to be carrying at least two puppies. She will be cared for by the RSPCA along with her puppies when they are born.

An animal cruelty investigation has been launched. Anyone with information is asked to contact the RSPCA at 0300 123 8018.

(Photos of pregnant dog abandoned in cage RSPCA)

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7 replies
  1. JEANETTE says:

    instead of people being more civilized, they are getting sicker mentally. that’s what happened. when you take God out of the world. just saying.

  2. Theresa says:

    Fucking disgusting I hope the person that abandon this precious dog comes down with the illness and fucking dies

  3. Adrienne says:

    Could have easily taken the dog in this cage to a shelter and say you found the dog like this, no questions asked. At least that would have been the decent thing to do but her owner was a vile scum and couldn’t go the extra steps for her safety. Thank god she is safe and so will her puppies be.

  4. Nancy Raymond says:

    I hope whoever dumped Lucy and left her to suffer gets exactly what they deserve – a long painful death – they deserve no less. Lucy is another innocent victim of subhuman maggots and it is time that authorities step up and do something to locate animal abusers and give them exactly what they gave – NO MERCY!


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