make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

2 dogs abandoned in NC park are recovering

READ MORE:

ROCKY MOUNT, NC (AP) -- Two poodle mixes found in a Rocky Mount park are recovering with a foster mom.

The Rocky Mount Telegram reported that veterinarians estimate that Marley is about 8 years old and Charley is about 5 years old. Vets shaved about 7 pounds of fur from each dog after they were found Oct. 1 in Sunset Park.

The president of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals Alliance of North Carolina says their exact breed isn't known, but she thinks they're poodle mixes. President Shelley Milburn says neither dog is malnourished.

About $6,000 has been raised for the dogs' care. The Humane Society is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of those responsible for the dogs' conditions.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

Reply

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.