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Rare breed of dog dumped after going bald

10-month-old Pearl is looking for a new home after being dumped by her owners Credit: RSPCA

Pearl the sharpei puppy was found abandoned by her owners in a Warwickshire Park after losing all of her hair.

The 10-month-old puppy is a rare Chinese breed known for its wrinkly appearance and was suffering from a skin condition that could be easily treated by a vet.

RSPCA staff are nursing her back to health while investigators are trying to trace the owners who allowed Pearl to develop demodectic mange which causes baldness.