LORAIN, OH (WOIO) - A dog in Lorain shot in the leg and dumped at the pound with her litter of pups.
Officials say a woman brought the mama dog and her nine puppies to the Fayette County Shelter and said the dog had been hit by a car. Workers soon discovered the dog had actually been shot.
The injured dog was taken to the Lorain Animal Clinic for treatment. The dog's leg was seriously injured in the shooting.
A Humane Officer in now investigating.
Donations are being accepted to help care for the mama dog and her puppies - who were born at the end of July. Donations may be made to:
Lorain Animal Clinic
4205 Oberlin Avenue
Lorain, OH 44053
If anyone is interested in adopting the mama or one of her puppies when they are ready to be separated may email email@example.com for an adoption application.