Betty, the gorgeous five-week-old puppy who was left facing a cold Christmas after being heartlessly abandoned in a cardboard box outside a betting shop in Bradford, West Yorkshire. See Ross Parry copy RPYBETTY : The tiny Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross was taken to the Dogs Trust and staff are now battling to improve her condition after she was found in a weak and fragile state. However, with no room at the inn, staff will be taking the pretty pup home with them for Christmas where she will receive round-the-clock care to help her gain strength and recover from her ordeal. Amanda Sands, Dogs Trust Leeds Rehoming Manager, believes Betty is one of the first Christmas casualties. She said: “We suspect Betty may have been bought as a Christmas present and dumped when her owners realised the work involved in looking after such a young puppy.