Peel police are investigating after a puppy was found dead in Mississauga’s Deer Wood Park near Rathburn and Creditview roads Tuesday.

Police said the puppy was a Miniature Pinscher that had been in good health.

Investigators have not revealed how the puppy died, but Const. Erin Cooper told CP24 the incident is suspicious and they are taking it ‘very seriously.’

Police are asking anyone who might have information about the puppy’s death or who noticed anything suspicious to come forward.

They said there are no leads so far.