Police said Tuesday that 27 dachshund dogs have been found abandoned in streets and parks around Kitakyushu since early October.
The animals have so far been discovered at three locations in the city as of Monday, TV Asahi reported. Police say the dogs are all miniature dachshunds, with many being fully grown adults aged between 7 and 8.
According to a Fukuoka prefectural police spokesman, 23 of the animals were found at Adachi Park in the city’s Kokurakita Ward and on the streets in Kokuraminami Ward on Oct 8. Another four dogs were found at Shinmoji Park on Oct 17.
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