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Mar 05, 2015 (82 reads)

Denver Animal Protection Seeks Public’s Help in Dog Cruelty Case

Dog found in West Denver with severe mutilations to the head and legs

March 5, 2015 – Denver Animal Protection  (DAP) is requesting information from the public to help identify the person or persons responsible for mutilating and abandoning a dog at 1500 West Maple Avenue. The two-year old Pit Bull mix was found and reported by a good samaritanthis morning.

The dog has multiple severe injuries to his head, ears and legs that are consistent with dog fighting. The dog is currently being evaluated by DAP veterinary staff and is expected to survive.

Dog fighting is a felony in Colorado. Convictions in animal cruelty cases could result in up to $999 fine and/or a year in jail.

If you have information related to this case, please call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP.

Oct 01, 2014 (4722 reads)

Denver Animal Shelter (DAS) cares for more than 8,000 animals each year. Our adoption program gives homeless pets a second chance at finding a permanent, caring home. The Hold Program helps customers reserve an animal—prior to it becoming available for adoption— by making a non-refundable donation at the customer service counter.


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