The collie-lurcher cross was found to be severely underweight.
The ISPCA is appealing to the public to keep reporting potential neglect during the pandemic after a dog was rescued from a crate in the midlands.
A collie-lurcher cross named Kim was found to be severely underweight and with overgrown nails from lack of exercise.
The discovery was made following a phone call from a concerned local.
The ISPCA Inspector involved Deirdre Scally, says owners have to be aware of when they become unable to care for their pet: