A sweet-natured "Puggle," who was adopted from the no-kill animal shelter, Animal Welfare Society of Monroe (AWSOM), in February 2012, was discovered last week in Wind Gap. Pa.
Someone had tied the injured dog, named "Lacey," to a tree and left her there.
Lacey's body paints a dismal picture of her recent life...her body is covered in bruises, she is infested with fleas, her ears are infected and her eyes are swollen.
After a good Samaritan discovered Lacey, she was taken to a veterinary clinic where a scan for a microchip helped to lead her back to AWSOM.
According to the AWSOM website, their investigation is starting with the person who adopted Lacey in 2012, but they are also reaching out to the public to see if there is anyone who recognizes her.
Last week, the organization posted the following update on their Facebook page:
She will be cared for more than she may have been in recent times. Rest assured that we to carefully screen our adopters and do, at times, refuse to adopt to someone who does not meet our criteria. In Lacey's case all of the contact information we had for the adopter is no longer valid.
Though the microchip information is no longer current, the group is actively pursuing the case and has promised their Facebook followers that information will be released soon.
In the meantime, anyone with information on Lacey, or this case, is asked to contact the shelter at 570-421-dogs.
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