Scottish SPCA issue fresh appeal after more dog biscuits found laced with needles

The Scottish SPCA has issued a fresh appeal after more dog biscuits were found laced with nails in the Anderston area of Glasgow.

Dog biscuit with nails

We first appealed for information in March after a member of the public found the injurious foodstuff.  On this occasion, we were notified on three separate occasions by members of the public after they discovered the biscuits in Dorset Square, off Dorset Street within a fortnight of each other. 

Inspector Vickery said, “We are grateful that no animal was harmed by the biscuits and we are thankful to the vigilant members of the community who alerted us to these incidents.

“This is the second time we have appealed for information. The first time biscuits were found was in March this year. 

“In total, this is the sixth incident of its kind we have had reported to us in the Anderston area in just over a year.

“There were reports of dogs ingesting poison in Alexandra Park in Glasgow just days after our first plea.

“This is a calculated and abominable criminal offence and we will do all we can to find the person responsible.  It seems they won’t stop until an animal is hurt.

“Someone knows something and we are desperate to put a stop to this.

“If anyone has any information on these incidences or sees anything suspicious, please report it immediately to our confidential animal helpline on 03000 999 999.”


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