One of the neighbors near our house has a newfoundland dog. He's a big cuddly thing, and is just crying out for attention. The problem is that the block of land they own is large (>5000sq mtr), yet the dog is in a tiny tiny fenced in area with no room to run or anything. The dog stays outside all the time, you rarely see anyone give it attention, and I just find it heartbreaking.
The RSPCA has been called, and the shire have been called to advise him to give it more room. The fenced in area is maybe big enough for about 5 steps of the dog before it reaches the other fence.
Does anyone know anything else that can be done for the poor dog? We have asked the owner when he will put up the fencing on the property (only needs to do the front,back and half of the other side and its done) so the dog can have room, and he claims they will do it later once they have money Yet they wenton a nice holiday earlier this year, and they cant give their pet more room.
It's really sad though. The dog used to be attentive and bark and watch entering the surrounding property, and now he does nothing but lays in his tiny confined area. When the owner went in the other week the dog stayed in the corner and didn't even move towards the owner...
Poor dog. If anyone knows of somewhere else we can call or talk to in order to get something done, please let me know. Sorry this is so long.