One dog has been rescued and another dog is still scared and remains on the loose near Santa Fe and Simpson Road in southern Logan County, Okla. reports Koco.com. The skin was completely torn off the rescued dog's back, and authorities believe he had been dragged behind a vehicle.
A construction worked found the dog and took him to Free to Live Sanctuary where the sweet animal was rushed to the Stoneridge Animal Hospital and treated for his wounds. Matt Goodwin, at the Free to Live Sanctuary told Okcfox.com that he had never seen such abuse:
"It was just disgusting, you don't know how someone could do this. What would motivate someone to do this? It was a good-natured dog, a sweet dog. It was just heartbreaking."
The Logan County Sheriff's Office announced they are anxious to question a person of interest after a witness described a white male driver in a custom painted dark blue or purple Jeep Cherokee in the area who had been questioning a construction worker about the dogs Tuesday afternoon. The driver is believed to be a local resident.
The dog has been named Simpson, and he is expected to make a full recovery. He will be available for adoption through the Free to Live Sanctuary. The organization is a non profit, no-kill sanctuary. If you would like to help with Simpson's veterinary bills, please click here.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to call if they have any information about this animal cruelty case. The owner of the dogs can face felony animal cruelty charges. Please call (405)-282-4100.
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