A two year old dog found in Dunleer in Co Louth is believed to have been shot with a pellet gun, according to Fiona Squibb of Louth SPCA.
The dog also had further injuries to her face when found.
Taking to Facebook, Fiona had this to say:
"Found this little girl last night in Dunleer. No microchip. No collar and tag. Injuries to face and head.
"The vet also thinks she has been shot with a pellet gun. Very tender on her side. Only 2 years old, a real sweetie.
"Dont know if anyone knows her or can give clue to owner - I would love to speak with them."
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