Police: Dog with infected leg found dumped in West Richland dirt
WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - West Richland police say a dog found dumped and left for dead in the dirt is being cared for by a local vet clinic.
According to the police department, Petey the dog was found in the dirt somewhere in West Richland. Petey's front leg was found to be very infected and possibly broken.
Authorities said Dr. Menk's Mobile Vet is currently caring for Petey.
Police are now asking for donations to help care for the pooch. They say those interested in donating can call 509-438-4800.
Police say they would like to speak with the dog's previous owners and are asking anyone familiar with the pet to contact the West Richland Police Department.