Dog suffers sickening injuries as RSPCA launches investigation - 'Horrendous sight'

Dog suffers sickening injuries as RSPCA launches investigation - 'Horrendous sight'

A dog has suffered horrific injuries caused by suspected badger baiting (Image: RSPCA) The Patterdale Terrier was found by a member of the public in Painscastle last Wednesday (Image: RSPCA)“He's the friendliest dog going and we really hope he's going to be okay.

Dog’s horrific injuries after being forced to fight with badger

Dog’s horrific injuries after being forced to fight with badger

The Patterdale Terrier was left cut and scarred by the incident (Picture: Derbyshire Police/SWNS) The pup was rushed to hospital for treatment on the right side of its face (Picture: Derbyshire Police/SWNS)Badger baiting is an illegal blood sport – outlawed since 1835 under the Cruelty to Animals Act – that sees a badger drawn out of its sett and threatened, prompting a fight.