A dog left abandoned inside a locked suitcase was found by a Richmond man on Sunday who got police to help pry open the luggage and save the animal.
Graham Barrett was taking his two dogs for their evening walk by an empty lot along Alexandra Road when he spotted a suitcase that looked like it had something moving inside.
“I heard this noise coming through the undergrowth,” he told CTV News. “I saw this suitcase… I knew it had to be an animal. I knew something was trapped inside.”
Barrett approached the blue hard-shell suitcase and found it was double-locked. He took it home and tried to open the lock to help the trapped animal, but found it was shut too tightly. He called the Richmond RCMP, and officers came over to help. They were shocked to find a little apricot poodle trapped inside.
“What reason could there …