Dog thrown from car recovering in New Jersey

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OAKLAND -

A Yorkshire terrier who was thrown from a car in New York is now recovering in New Jersey.

Officials say that the dog was rescued by the FDNY after the dog was found on the Cross Bronx Expressway.

“Sydney” is now recovering at the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge in Oakland. Veterinarians say that in addition to missing skin from being thrown, the dog had signs of neglect. They say she had urine-soaked matted fur, some dental issues, and a heart murmur.

“It's heartbreaking and obviously very angering but at the same time, it kind of shows you, when you see people coming together to care for the dog, and the rescue and the support and the community that comes together to save her, it's the other side of how people are,” says refuge executive director Megan Brinster.

Once the dog gets the care she needs, she will be put up for adoption. Vets say they are looking for a calm, adult home to foster Sydney.

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