Reward offered after dog found in garbage can - FOX 35 News Orlando

Reward offered after dog found dumped in garbage can, bag twisted around neck

Posted: Updated:
The dog was found in a trash can with the handle of a bag wrapped around its neck. The dog was found in a trash can with the handle of a bag wrapped around its neck.
The dog was covered in severe urine burns. The dog was covered in severe urine burns.
He continues to be treated medically treated by MHS.  PHOTOS: Michigan Humane Society He continues to be treated medically treated by MHS. PHOTOS: Michigan Humane Society
DETROIT (WJBK) -

An abused, 4-year-old Maltese mix was found in a garbage can on March 9 near Grand River Avenue and Warwick Street in Detroit.

The Michigan Humane Society was called to the scene when a passer-by heard whimpering coming from the trash can.

The dog was found with the handle of a bag twisted around its neck and was covered in severe urine burns, suggesting the dog had been confined in a small area for a long time before being put in the garbage can.

The dog will continue to undergo medical treatment by the MHS, who is hopeful the dog, now named Edgar, will make a full recovery.

VIDEO: Click on the video above for more information on Edgar's recovery

Mobile Users: Click here

Meanwhile, the MHS Cruelty Investigation Department is offering a $2,500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

Call the MHS Cruelty Hotline at (313) 872-3401 if you have any information.

LINK: Click HERE to make a donation to the Michigan Humane Society

Your donation can help with Edgar's recovery and bring his abuser to justice.

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices