The dog is described as medium sized, sandy-coloured with some white fur and on his belly and black fur under his jaw.
He is about 50cm tall, between 15-25kg and not microchipped, with no fur or neck patterns to suggest he was wearing a collar or chain regularly.
he RSPCA NSW said they were urgently appealing to members of the public for information.
The maximum penalty for an aggravated act of cruelty to an animal is a $22,000 fine and a two-year prison sentence.
If you have any information please call 1300 278 3589
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