in Plymouth found a dog that nearly froze
to death Friday night. Police took the dog
to Dr. Inayat Kathio at the Pittston Animal
Dr. Kathio tells Newswatch 16 the dog was
bleeding from the eyes and paws. His skin
was cold, and the dog was having trouble
breathing. The dog was warmed up and received
medication. The veterinarian believes the
dog will survive the ordeal.
Plymouth police are looking for the person
who left the dog out in single digit temperatures
while Dr. Kathio tells us it's likely the
dog will be turned over to the Luzerne County
SPCA for adoption after he's nursed back
Dr. Kathio says this case shows how important
it is to keep pets inside when it gets so
Plymouth Police now tell Newswatch 16 they've
located the dog's owner, and they intend
to cite the owner for cruelty to animals.
The name of the owner has not been released.
Police say they saw the dog chained outside
Friday. They checked back Friday night,
and when the dog was still there, they rescued
him and took him to the veterinarian in