Dog left outside apartment in frigid temperatures rescued; has entire leg amputated
One dog left in the frigid temperatures outside an apartment in
Irvington is lucky to be
The dog, who rescuers named Lux, had been tied with a rope to a pole on
the corner of North Maple Avenue and Eastern Parkway.
He was extremely matted and in intense pain, because the matting not
only blocked circulation to one of his paws, but pinched and pulled his skin
with every step.
His paw was so
severely damaged, and his entire leg had to be amputated. St. Hubert’s Animal Center leaders say it is important to
reach out if you need help.
"It's just sad that somebody didn't reach out,” says Tiffany
Barrow, vice president of operations. “We are here, we are open and our doors
are open. We are non-judgmental. Reach out to us and we can help you. We
have lots of community programs that we can help find care for animals when
you're stuck in a bind. We know that you need that help and we are here to
A $5,000 reward is being
given to anyone who knows anything about the incident. Anyone with information
is asked to call 908-526-3330.