Advertisement

Puppy picked up by its ears and thrown to the ground is left with a torn mouth and swelling

A 10-week-old puppy has been picked up by its ears and thrown to the ground in east London. A resident in Stratford reported hearing an animal "howling and yelping" in Windmill Lane, E15 on Wednesday, November 27.

The puppy rescued by police Credit: Metropolitan Police

The small brown puppy was seen being carried by the ears before being thrown two metres. The dog was taken to a vet after police arrived.

The puppy's upper lip and gum were badly torn. There was also swelling to its head and ears. The puppy is currently in the care of a specialist vets and making a good recovery.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested.

Google Street View of Windmill Lane near Stratford, E15 Credit: Google Street View