Woodrow, found with a metal hook through his neck, healed of his injuries, but the search for a culprit continues.
(Walton County Sheriff’s Office)
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person, the responsibility for the success of a carabiner — a device that is usually used for rock climbing — by the neck of a Labrador retriever.
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The Humane Society announced Friday that the offer of $ 5,000, while a local animal refuge centre and the others are also offering a reward. The combined amounts to say that there is a total reward of up to $10,000 — $ 9,750, to be exact — the Humane Society said.
The dog, who has been named Woodrow, was found in July, a man spotted under his trailer.
When animal control officers arrived, “they noticed that a metal oval object with a chain hanging, and it was embedded in the dog’s skin,” the statement reads.
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Fortunately, the puppy has since recovered from his injuries and “will be placed for adoption into a new loving home” after he is released from the Alaqua Animal Refuge, the Humane Society said.
“These injuries do not happen by accident,” Walton County Sheriff Michael Adkinson said in a statement.
Anyone with information can call the Walton County Sheriff’s Office in 850-892-8186, or place an anonymous call to the Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.
Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.