Large reward offered for burned dog, ‘Justice’

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The authorities are seeking information in a horrible case of animal cruelty which left a dog with severe burns. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is hopeful that a member of the public will help them find out who injured the two-year-old pit bull, Justice.

The reward offered

The Shelbyville/Shelby County Animal Shelter is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for the person or people responsible for Justice’s injuries, to be eligible email your tip to

The cruelty

Justice was discovered by a good Samaritan on November 2 – his body was covered in burns and he was taken to a veterinarian for life-saving care. On Tuesday, the animal shelter updated Facebook followers about the burned dog’s condition:

I wanted to finally update you on our sweet Justice as it has been awhile. The first picture was taken on Saturday, November 3 when he first entered IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital. The final two pictures were taken in the past several days, which shows Justice without his bandages. The chemicals caused his skin to die and slough off. Later they realized it was best for the surgeon to debride all of the dead tissue. We have been seeing Justice a lot (thanks to Jarrika’s pictures) of him wrapped like a mummy in his bandages. As you can see, he is starting to grow healthy tissue. 

burned dog recovering

Donations can be sent to:

Shelbyville/Shelby County Animal Shelter
705 Hale Road
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Note: In the memo please put JUSTICE4JUSTICE

(Image via Facebook)

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