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Brooksville Police seeking help after emaciated dog discovered

BROOKSVILLE — The Brooksville Police Department is seeking the public's help with a case involving an injured dog that was discovered shortly after midnight Tuesday in a utility room at a vacant residence at 807 Peach St.

Police responding to a call about a barking dog found an emaciated dog, described as a possible pit bull, that was badly cut and bleeding from what appeared to be bite wounds, and without water to drink. Authorities believe the dog was being used in a fighting ring.

Hernando County Animal Services officers took possession of the animal. Anyone with information about the dog should contact Brooksville Police at (352) 540-3800.

Brooksville Police seeking help after emaciated dog discovered 08/13/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 4:06pm]

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