Houston SPCA looking for culprit who duct taped dog and left it for dead

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Houston, Texas (NewsFix) -- Every dog has its day, but Monday was just not the day for one dog in north Houston.

Sadly, a female German Shepherd had to be put down after someone duct-taped and dumped her on the side of the road on Rushcreek, near Spears.

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HPD officer V.E. Rogers said, "We found that a dog was....had duct tape over its eyes, bleeding, appeared to be from the inside and out . looked like some kind of infection going on with her lower legs."

Houston SPCA-a says the dog had multiple tumors and punctures, and her skull was crushed beyond repair.

There's no doubt this kind of treatment is cruel and unusual.

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Sadly, a female German Shepherd had to be put down after someone duct-taped and dumped her on the side of the road in Texas. 

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Sadly, a female German Shepherd had to be put down after someone duct-taped and dumped her on the side of the road in Texas. 

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Sadly, a female German Shepherd had to be put down after someone duct-taped and dumped her on the side of the road in Texas. 

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"Dogs get dumped on the side of the road all the time, unfortunately. the duct tape issue is a rare occurrence....Hopefully she's got a microchip and trace an owner back to her," added Sgt. Christine Kendrick with Harris County Pct. 1.

Now, police are on the prowl to find whoever did this.

A five-thousand dollar reward is being offered for info leading to an arrest.

Whoever is responsible needs to be put in a cage of their own, and kept on a pretty tight leash.


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