The Dearborn Animal Shelter in Michigan announced a $1,000 reward on Friday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who tied a rock around the leg of a dog and threw him into the muddy waters of the Rouge river near Warren Road and Outer Drive.
According to the Detroit News.com, an anonymous caller notified authorities after spotting the struggling dog on Monday, August 26. The Dearborn Police were able to rescue the dog, now named River. Although very muddy when pulled from the river bank, River survived his terrible experience and is in good physical shape.
River was turned over to the Dearborn Animal Shelter, and has been reported to be an extremely friendly and sweet dog. The lab/retriever/hound will be ready for adoption soon.
Meanwhile, this disturbing act of animal cruelty has citizens extremely concerned and motivated to find the person responsible for such a deviant act.
If you have any information, please call the Dearborn Heights Police at (313) 277-7408.
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