Appeal after 'aggressive' man grabs dog by the throat and hits it

A stock image of a Golden Retriever <i>(Image: NQ)</i>
A stock image of a Golden Retriever (Image: NQ)

An animal charity is appealing for information after an 'aggressive' man grabbed a golden retriever by the throat and hit it.

A member of the public witnessed a man grabbing a golden retriever-type dog by their throat and pinning them to the floor before hitting it and pulling it in by the lead.

The dog was then forced to stand upright on its hind legs in Whaddon Way, Bletchley.

They reported it to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), which is investigating the incident.

The incident happened on September 17 in Whaddon Way, Bletchley.

Stephanie Law said: “We are really keen to speak to the man who will have further information in relation to the incident.

“If anyone recognises the description of the man or the dog from this area we would ask them to call us on 0300 123 8018 quoting incident 01154592.”

The man is described as white with white hair, wearing glasses and around 5ft 11 inches to 6 ft three inches tall and of medium build and middle aged.

To help the RSPCA continue rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming animals in desperate need of care please visit the website or call the donation line on 0300 123 8181.