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Dead Dog in Cage Found in Troy Township

Anyone with info on the dog is asked to call animal control or the sheriff's police.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
A bus driver made an upsetting discovery Tuesday morning near County Line and Bell roads in Troy Township, according to the Herald News.

The driver spotted an emaciated pit pull in a wire cage by the side of the road. A sheriff's deputy who responded to the scene found that the dog had already died, according to the report.

Will County Animal Control Officer Mindy Pomykala said the dog was a gray female pit bull with a pink nylon collar and appeared "extremely emaciated and malnourished." Pomykala said the dog was not frozen, and appeared to have been left by the side of the road shortly before she was discovered.

Anyone with information on the dog is asked to call Animal Control at 815-462-5633 or Will County Sheriff’s Police at 815-727-8574.

Click here to read the full Herald News story.

Jamielynn February 05, 2014 at 12:22 PM
im sad to hear about this in my township. and that we have people like this living in our neighboorhood.. that poor doggie...
Infamous Steve February 06, 2014 at 08:53 AM
This sickens me....again with the 800 links for the same story?!?!?! The Patch REALLY does suck now!

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