A puppy in Waterloo, Iowa, suffered a slow and agonizing death - the apparent victim of animal cruelty.
According to Monday's KWQC News, the dog, described as a Labrador retriever mix, was found on Saturday. Someone had locked the young dog inside of a crate, where he was apparently kept until he finally succumbed to starvation.
Right now, Agape Fosters is leading the way to find whoever is responsible for this heinous act of cruelty.
The organization told KWQC:
"the dog suffered and died in the crate as there was an extreme amount of feces and urine in there."
As of Monday afternoon, a reward of $2,000 has been raised to help bring justice to the dog which has been named, posthumously, "Caleb."
The plastic crate, which appears to be relatively new, was dumped sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning in the 2700 block of Independence Ave., in Waterloo.
Inside of the crate was a food dish, and a blanket, as well as the body of the emaciated dog who was still wearing a black harness.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterloo Sheriffs Department at 319-291-2515, 319-291-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Calls can be made anonymously.
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