ROSS – Ross County Sheriff is investigating a claim of animal cruelty after a dog was dragged behind a car for about a mile.
According to a press release on the evening of July 6, 2021 Ross county humane society was contacted and informed of a case involving a dog that had been drug alongside and behind a car for at least a mile.
That dog is now being evaluated by the veterinarian’s office with multiple severe injuries. Including a large open wound on the dog’s belly, tows and paw pads are damaged to the point they are missing, bleeding and abrasions of face and head, and a large amount of road rash.
UPDATE: Ross county has reported that the puppy injuries were too great and she has passed. The society is saddened that they couldn’t do more to help the dog, and he passed away peacefully at Ohio State Veterinary Hospital.
Ross sheriff says that they are investigating what led to the dog’s injuries and appropriate charges are pending the investigation.