HORRIFIED RSPCA chiefs were last night trying to track down the thugs who hanged this dalmatian pup from a tree.
The six-month-old dog was found dangling from a blue nylon rope tied 15ft up a tree.
It is a horrific picture that will cause distress to many readers.
But The Sun is printing it at the RSPCA’s request to help track down the sadists responsible.
We are also offering a £5,000 reward for information.
The appalling spectacle of the lifeless puppy confronted a teenager at Cudworth Welfare Park in Barnsley, South Yorks, last Thursday.
The rope had been tied to upper branches of a silver birch and a noose put around the dog’s neck.
A dalmatian pup costs at least £300. But this one was not wearing a collar and had not been reported missing.
Premeditated ... yobs climbed tree to tie knot
RSPCA Inspector Terry Speight said: “In 20 years I have seen some dreadful
sights — but nothing as bad as this.