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Puppy abandoned in sub-zero temperatures

Robon was abandoned in sub-zero temperatures Credit: Babbington Hall Kennels

An 8-week-old puppy has been abandoned in sub-zero temperatures in a park in Derbyshire.

The Staffordshire bull terrier named Robin by staff at a boarding kennel, suffers from a skin disorder which has caused his fur to fall out.

The 8-week-old puppy was found in a distressed state suffering from a skin disorder Credit: Babbington Hall Kennels

A spokesperson for the Babbington Hall Kennels said the puppy which was found in heanor is one of many dogs that are abandoned at this time of year as people dump them as unwanted Christmas presents.