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Dead Dog Found In Sack By Clean-Up Volunteers

Monday April 7 2014




VOLUNTEERS who were cleaning up fly-tipping were horrified to find a dead dog in a sack.

The Friends of Elsecar Park also found remains of rabbits and pheasants in the garbage which had been tossed down a small ravine on the reservoir side of the park near the far end of the dam wall on Water Lane.

Chairwoman Linda Webster said the dead dog had been placed in the sack and then dumped.

"You can imagine the stench," she added. "We had a clear-up about six months ago and this is what we come back to find in what is a lovely little woodland area.

"How people can do something like this is really just beyond me. We are surrounded by beautiful nature and they just want to destroy it."

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Reply Posted by Gill on Monday April 7 2014 at 13:14
why am I not supprised?????

Reply Posted by nikki on Wednesday April 9 2014 at 09:38
Me too it's disgusting x

Reply Posted by dog lover on Monday April 7 2014 at 14:47
What dog is it pls,

Reply Posted by dog lover on Monday April 7 2014 at 16:47
Av lost mi dog so. Who eva wrote tht comment p..s off!!

Reply Posted by Nix on Monday April 7 2014 at 20:29
That is awful how can any one dump a animal and leave it to rot. What if a child found the bag and opened it . I really hope the culprit is found .

Reply Posted by True red on Monday April 7 2014 at 22:45
Dog is a mans best friend but I am afraid that mans not dogs best friend in a number of cases I hope the perpetrator of this act is court and bl-- dy whipped

Reply Posted by sam on Monday April 7 2014 at 23:38
Show sum respect,,, thats sum kids pet, dogs n cats go missin mite nt b the owner thats killed poor dog, sum of u need to grow up!!

Reply Posted by Lil old me on Wednesday April 9 2014 at 15:24
Fly tipping is wrong on so many levels and blights so many beautiful areas and risks the health and well being of our children, pets and wildlife. As for the dead dog, we shouldn't jump to the conclusion that "some wrong un" has done it (sad sign of the times)....awful though it is, it could well be some poor soul whose faithful friend passed away and they had no garden to bury it in and couldn't afford to have it disposed of by proper means....or it could just be that i haven't yet lost all faith in my fellow man...