A dog owner called animal services to say that her dog already died. When officers got to their home, they found the dog alive and breathing but was infested with maggots.
– A dog owner said that her dog was already dead.
– Authorities found the dog hiding in the bush and covered in maggots.
– The dog was clearly neglected so it was seized.
The dog owner called Riverside County Department of Animal Services to let the officials retrieve the eight-year-old dog’s body believing it was dead.
The dog was hiding under a bush and officials discovered that it was neglected. Because of the incident, the dog owner is under animal cruelty investigation. The dog owner told them that the dog did not want to eat and was acting funny. It is unclear for how long the dog was neglected.
The dog was taken to an animal shelter where it was examined and treated. The dog will soon be up for adoption after treatment.
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