This dog was thrown from a car window Saturday. (Submitted photo)

This dog was thrown from a car window Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Castlegar RCMP asking for help in animal abuse case

A young black dog was thrown from a car window on June 17.

Castlegar RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the person responsible for throwing a dog out of a vehicle.

According to Sgt. Laurel Matthew, Castlegar RCMP responded to the call 0n June 17 at approximately 6:30 pm.

“The witness stated that a car had driven into the rural area of Woodland Drive near the gravel pit in Castlegar, thrown the dog out the window, then sped off, leaving the dog in the gravel,” stated an RCMP press release.

Police located a young dog curled up in the grass a short time later.

RCMP report that the dog was taken to a veterinarian, and luckily didn’t suffer any serious injuries.

The dog is a young black Lab or Lab cross one year old or less, she doesn’t have a microchip or tattoo and is not spayed.

The car involved is described as a black car, possibly a Honda but that has not been confirmed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721.