Dog rescued after found chained to block at Missouri lake

5 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Monday, May 01 2017 May 1, 2017 Monday, May 01, 2017 3:46:53 PM CDT May 01, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — An animal-welfare group is asking for the public's help in identifying who it said chained a dog to a cinder block and left him to drown at a Kansas City-area reservoir before he was rescued.

Officials with the Society to Prevent Cruelty to Animals' Great Plains chapter say the dog the group has named "Deputy" was found Friday morning caked with mud at Missouri's Longview Lake.

The group says the dog is a shepherd-lab mix that's believed to be 5 to 7 years old.

He is being cared for at Great Plains SPCA's Independence location.

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