Dog chained to and dragged by car recovering at Ohio shelter
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WXIX) - A dog is recovering at a shelter in Ohio after people reported seeing the dog chained to the back of a car and being dragged down the road.
Eyewitnesses told Animal Charity of Ohio that Oreo was dragged by a car going approximately 35 mph for about 100 yards and then chained up in a backyard.
She suffered multiple serious injuries.
According to the shelter, she had at least two broken toes on each paw. All of her paws needed to be degloved. Road rash on her abdomen caused a lot of bleeding and she suffered broken nails and abrasions on all her legs.
“Despite the horrific abuse Oreo just endured she is still wagging her tail and wants to be held. We will continue to monitor throughout the day, she is resting comfortably right now with pain medication and antibiotics on board,” the shelter posted on Facebook.
The Youngstown Police Department said charges are pending.
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