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Police is Darlington County, South Carolina are seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of a dog found abandoned, her face and muzzle bound with duct tape.
Deputies with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office were alerted to the dog’s location by an anonymous tip, according to a post on the agency’s Facebook page.
The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office, is seeking the public’s help with locating the owner of or any information relating to an injured dog found on April 4, 2016. Deputies received an anonymous call about a dog walking around in the 900 block of Rogers Road in Darlington. When deputies arrived they found a black in color dog that had his mouth and head taped with duct tape. The deputies were able to catch the dog and safely remove the tape. The dog was taken to Darlington County Animal Shelter for care and treatment.
Caregivers at the animal shelter have named her “Aurora” and say the very sweet, gentle Great Dane mix deserves better.
“Aurora was found wandering with her mouth taped SHUT! With tape around her head and mouth, someone let her loose to fend for herself! We are horrified!,” explained a post on the DarlingtonCounty Humane Society Rescue’s website.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office at 843-398-4501 or 843-398-4920.