Starving dog left at Oregon shelter dies from emaciation

An examination showed it died of maltreatment and emaciation.

Posted: Aug 7, 2018 10:35 AM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office says it's looking for two men who left a starving Pomeranian at an animal shelter last week.

The sheriff's office says surveillance footage from Thursday night shows two men leaving the dog in a crate at the shelter entrance.

The dog died the following day. An examination showed it died of maltreatment and emaciation.

Those with information are asked to call the sheriff's non-emergency line at 503-588-5032.

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