According to Friday's publication of NJ.com, the Brick, N.J., couple suspected of severely neglecting a dog, today known as "Samurai," has surrendered another dog.
Keith and Shauna Morgan surrendered a three-year-old Cocker spaniel named "Ady," to the Monmouth County SPCA on Thursday. An anonymous tip alerted the authorities to the fact that the couple owned a second dog.
The Morgan's are facing animal cruelty charges for the condition of a dog that they initially claimed to have saved from alongside a road in Wall Township, N.J.
The couple brought the filthy, badly matted dog, "Samurai," to the Associated Humane Society in Tinton Falls, claiming that they found him in a trash bag. It was later discovered that the Morgan's were likely the neglected dog's owners.
Samurai, or "Sammy," is slowly making a recovery at the Red Bank Veterinary Hospital.
The dog surrendered yesterday had been recently groomed and, in stark contrast to Sammy's initial appearance, seemss to be in good condition. Officials are completing an exam to ensure that she is healthy.
The Morgans apparently were "very cooperative," with Ady's surrender.
Prior story on Sammy at this link.
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