‘Severely emaciated’ dog found in Butler County has died; Deputies looking for owner

‘Severely emaciated’ dog found in Butler County has died; Deputies looking for owner

BUTLER COUNTY — **WARNING: This article contains graphic images.**

UPDATE @11:50 a.m. 3/27/20

A neglected dog found in Butler County has died

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Butler County Sheriff Dog Warden Jamie Hearlihy at 513-887-7297.

FIRST REPORT 3/26/20

The Butler County Sheriff's Office is looking for the person responsible for a neglected dog found on the side of a road this week.

The sheriff's office said the pit bull/labrador mix was found sitting on the side of Hamilton Eaton Road in St. Clair Twp.

He did not have a collar or tags and did not have a microchip. Deputies said the dog was found dehydrated and severely emaciated.

The dog is now being cared for by a veterinarian.

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said he wants to hold the dog’s owner accountable for the abuse.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call the Butler County Dog Warden at 513-887-7297, ext. 6.

For Immediate Release… March 26, 2020 ...

Posted by Butler County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, March 26, 2020