A dog was found dying in a dumpster last week at San Miguel High School in Spring Valley, California last week. Now, A $1,000 reward is being offered as authorities seek to prosecute the person(s) responsible.
According to San Diego County Animal Services, a 10-year-old male dog was found dying in a dumpster at Mount Miguel High School on Saturday.
The Cocker Spaniel was a tan collored , neutered male. The dog had been wrapped up in a blanket and placed inside a large, black plastic bag that was tied shut. The bag was then placed inside the school dumpster
The poor animal could not walk. He was in such critical condition, he was euthanized at the Department’s animal care center that same day. Whoever did this horrific act needs to be found and held accountable,” said Animal Services Director Dawn Danielson.
A $1,000 reward is being offered by San Diego Animal Advocates for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for this dog’s suffering.
Anyone who was in the area near the school dumpsters on Friday, Jan. 4 or Saturday, Jan. 5 and may have information is being asked to contact Deputy Director Dan DeSousa at (619)767-2624 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
If a suspect is identified, he or she could face felony animal abuse charges, punishable by imprisonment in state prison and a $20,000 fine.Officials said no medical intervention could’ve reversed the dog's condition.