Owner identified for dog abandoned in the woods

Owner of dog abandoned in woods with crate identified – charges expected

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The owner of an ailing dog, who was abandoned in the woods with a crate and old pillow, has been identified. According to the police in Willoughby, Ohio, tips led them to the abandoned dog’s owner.

Dog abandoned with crate and old pillow

In a Facebook post, the Willoughby Police Department stated:

UPDATE** Thank you everyone for all of the tips to help us solve this case. The owner has been identified and the investigation is still ongoing. Criminal charges are forthcoming and more information will be provided by our Department later this week. Thank you again for your assistance in the matter. We are hoping for the best for Lucy.

The original story

The abandoned dog, dubbed Lucy, was found in the area of St. Clair Extension, east of Erie Road. Lucy had been left, in near freezing temperatures, with an old pillow and crate. After being captured, she was taken to the Lake County Dog Shelter for care.

On Tuesday, Lucy underwent surgery for a huge growth on the side of her face – according to the shelter, she made it through surgery.

dog abandoned with crate and pillow

The shelter wrote:

The Veterinary Clinic will be monitoring her condition through the next few days. We thank everyone for their support.

Original article about Lucy here.

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4 replies
  1. Adrienne says:

    Thanks for taking care of Lucy and that growth on her face. She looks tired but I am sure happy. Hope they make her owner pay for all care until she is adopted by a family who will cherish her. Throw the book at this disgusting owner.

  2. pennysdachshunds says:

    THANK YOU!!! all of you that “Ratted” the total Bastard that treated a helpless little dog like Luck like a maggot !!! The POS needs to be held accountable for the fear, pain, suffering and the expenses to assist this girl thru the medical issues he neglected to provide her…


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