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Dead dog in Sherburn Woods linked to illegal fights

Dead dog in Sherburn Woods linked to illegal fights

8:04am 18th August 2010

A dead dog, found burnt in woodland near Sherburn in Elmet, may have been used in illegal fights.

That's from the RSPCA who were alerted to the American bulldog's body yesterday morning by dog walkers in the local area.

The animal's injuries have been discribed as "horrendous."

A microchip has identified him as a two year old called Duke.

The RSPCA's now appealing for help catch those responsible for his death.

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