Elderly dog is found covered in urine and blood after he was dumped in a trash
Elderly dog is found covered in urine and blood after he was dumped in a trash bag by the side of the road with his mouth taped shut with his mouth taped shut in New York. He was found by a passerby. The dog, believed to be a 10-year-old Shepherd mix.
The shepherd-mix was found late Tuesday night in New York when a passerby noticed the garbage bag moving and heard heavy breathing. The officers immediately responded and cut the bag open to find the injured dog inside with his mouth taped shut. He was covered in urine and showed signs of past neglect. He scalds all over his body. Volunteers took him to emergency animal hospital.
Veterinarians immediately treated dog with IV fluids, pain medication and antibiotics. Vets say he is not currently able to move his hind legs, possibly due to a neurological condition. He is set to undergo an MRI and further treatment for his condition.