Dog found seriously injured after being ‘thrown out of a moving car’

A dog that was discovered with a broken leg and cuts to his paws may have been thrown out of a moving car.

The lurcher, named Gordon by rescuers, was found seriously injured near Loch Lomond Luxury Cottages in Oakwoods, Stirling, on April 4.

Scottish SPCA is trying to track down Gordon’s owner, after being alerted by officers from Police Scotland.

The brindle and white lurcher found in Croftamie, near Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, with injuries consistent with being thrown from a car. . .See SWNS story SWSClurcher. A dog has been found with injuries believed to have been inflicted by it being 'thrown from a moving car'.The brindle and white lurcher was discovered in Croftamie, near Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Animal welfare charity Scottish SPCA was alerted by Police Scotland after the animal was found near Loch Lomond Luxury Cottages in Oakwoods, Stirling. Scottish SPCA inspector Kerry Friel said: ?We were notified by Police Scotland of a dog who had potentially been thrown from a moving vehicle in the Loch Lomond area.
Gordon is believed to have been thrown out of a moving car (Picture: Scottish SPCA /SWNS)

The dog was described as a ‘friendly boy’ despite the injuries.

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Inspector Kerry Friel said: ‘We were notified by Police Scotland of a dog who had potentially been thrown from a moving vehicle in the Loch Lomond area.

‘It is possible that this was an accident, he could have jumped or fallen from the car.

‘We are keen to speak to the owner as soon as possible or anyone who can tell us more about what happened to the lurcher, who we have named Gordon.

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The brindle and white lurcher found in Croftamie, near Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, with injuries consistent with being thrown from a car. . .See SWNS story SWSClurcher. A dog has been found with injuries believed to have been inflicted by it being 'thrown from a moving car'.The brindle and white lurcher was discovered in Croftamie, near Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Animal welfare charity Scottish SPCA was alerted by Police Scotland after the animal was found near Loch Lomond Luxury Cottages in Oakwoods, Stirling. Scottish SPCA inspector Kerry Friel said: ?We were notified by Police Scotland of a dog who had potentially been thrown from a moving vehicle in the Loch Lomond area.
He suffered a broken leg and cuts on his feet (Picture: Scottish SPCA /SWNS)

‘He has a broken leg and has cuts on his feet.

‘Despite his injuries, Gordon is a friendly boy.’

Anyone who recognises Gordon can contact the Scottish SPCA’s confidential animal helpline on 03000 999 999.