Puppy abandoned in Germantown, Md. covered in ulcers, police searching for person responsible

- On August 4, 2016, the Montgomery County Department of Police, Animal Services Division responded to a call alleging a dog had been abandoned in Germantown, MD.

According to the lead investigator on the case, “the puppy was found in a dirty crate in the roadway on Staten Ct, in Germantown, MD by a citizen who contacted Police immediately.”

As a result of the feces filled crate, Rascal the 6-month-old pit-bull puppy, developed skin ulcerations throughout his body.

Rascal is being treated by the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center’s veterinary team—he remains stable.

Police are asking anyone to come forward with information that will help find the person or person’s responsible for such an awful act of animal cruelty.

If you have any information, contact Offer Ricketts, angel.ricketts@montgomerycountymd.gov  or at 202-773-5922.

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