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Puppy dumped on Luton doorstep

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a three-month-old puppy suffering from severe skin condition was dumped on the doorstep of a house in Luton.

The female, brown and white, Jack Russell terrier has been named ‘Flower’ by the animal centre caring for her.

She was abandoned on the evening of Saturday 29 December in Acworth Crescent in Luton.

The person who called the RSPCA said that they had been watching television when they heard a light tap on their back door. When they opened the door they found the puppy shivering on their doorstep.

“Flower is extremely thin and suffering from fur loss caused by an allergic reaction to skin mites.

“She has a lovely nature and was microchipped. But the person identified by the microchip log said they had rehomed her with someone in Bedford.

”Some heartless person has just dumped her not knowing if she would be cared for by the people who found her.”

– RSPCA inspector Kirsty Withnall