Paterson Animal Control Office has been doing a great job rescuing animals from cold temperatures in the winter nights.
Recently when they found three shivering pit bulls outside a Maryland Avenue, tied to small chains and left outside overnight in temperatures as low as 6 degrees, they immediately took action to rescue the dogs.
One commented: “The dogs should be let in the house and the owners tied outside….”
According to the officers, the dogs were lying on their own feces and they were shivering with cold. Although there were shelters in the yard, the officers said that the dogs were not able to get inside completely.
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Anyone who finds dogs left outside in the called are requested to call Paterson Animal Control Office.
Officers had gone to the house on Thursday and left a note for the
owners. When they returned around 10:30 a.m., they found residents were
not at the two-family house and that the dogs still outside — “lying in
their own feces” — and the officers took them.
“With the snow coming, it’s not fair for them to be outside,” DeCando said.
Neighbors had complained to authorities about constant barking and said the dogs were always outdoors ………..
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