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 found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

Dog found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

A dog has been found with her face in an “absolute mess” and half her bottom jaw missing (Image: RSPCA)The cruel blood sport was banned in the UK in 1835.Mr Bradshaw said: "We find small terrier-type dogs will be sent down into holes and setts to locate badgers, cornering them and alerting their handlers.“The dogs often have radio transmitters attached to their collars so phone apps and GPS locators can be used to find them underground easily.

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.

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Hunt for cruel thugs who hanged badger opposite school

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Hunt for cruel thugs who hanged badger opposite school

Horror as badger hanged from crossbar (Image: RSPCA) This sickening scene greeted a school caretaker who hurriedly took down the dead animal before it was seen by children.

Dog news: Tiny terrier recovering after her face was almost RIPPED OFF by badger

Dog news: Tiny terrier recovering after her face was almost RIPPED OFF by badger

Dog news: Tiny terrier recovering after her face was almost RIPPED OFF by badger A TINY terrier is recovering in an animal hospital after her face was almost ripped off - by a badger.