The necrospy results on the young pit bull dubbed "Puppy Doe," have been released, and the findings are every bit as disturbing as one might expect following her untimely, cruel death.
Puppy Doe, a young pit bull mix, was humanely euthanized after being discovered in Quincy, Mass., on August 31.
The results of the necropsy, conducted by Dr. Martha-Smith Blackmore from the Animal Rescue League of Boston, support the decision to allow Puppy Doe to be free from her suffering. The report confirms that the young, female dog had been sadistically tortured and starved.
In the report, it was determined that at 18 pounds, Puppy Doe was less than half of what a normal, healthy dog of her age and breed should weigh. Radiographs confirmed that she had multiple skull fractures, as well as a fractured cheekbone.
Multiple ribs had been fractured, as had bones in her feet; joints were found to be dislocated. The list of injuries to the young dog's body was long - what is mentioned here does not cover the true and full extent of her suffering.
The necropsy of Puppy Doe's body revealed that she had been the victim of long-term, repeated abuse.
Officials hope to find and apprehend the individual(s) responsible for this heinous crime. A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for Puppy Doe's horrific abuse.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, a vigil for Puppy Doe is planned at Pageant Field in Quincy. Due to the large number of people who are expected to be in attendance, the venue was moved from city hall to Pageant Field, at Merrymount Pkwy in Quincy.
The vigil in Puppy Doe's honor begins at 5 p.m.
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