Lost dog brutally beaten and stabbed

Ryder, a three-year-old black Labrador, is recovering after being attacked with scissors.

Ryder the dog is recovering in an animal hospital after being stabbed and abused.

A woman has been apprehended under the Mental Health Act after a dog was brutally beaten and stabbed with scissors.

Ryan Westaway’s three-year-old black Labrador Ryder went missing on Saturday near Chimney Heights Park, at 72 Avenue and 146 Street. They had just recently moved to the area.

On Sunday, Surrey RCMP found the dog at a home they were attending on another matter.

Ryder had been beaten and stabbed with scissors. Pieces of jewelry were found in his eye and his stomach.

He is undergoing surgery and it’s hoped he will make a full recovery.

The woman believed responsible is being held in custody while charges under the Animal Cruelty Act are being considered, police say.