According to officials, on Thursday around 12:30 p.m., the dog was found tied up on a trail in Stony Brook Park on South Street.
Authorities said there were visible signs of neglect and suspected abuse, including missing portions of fur and a tumor on one of the dog’s legs.
The injured canine was transported to a local animal hospital.
Officials said initial estimates indicated that the dog was left exposed to the weather for approximately one day.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffield Animal Control at 860-668-3870.