This dog was found emaciated in the woods earlier this month.
Photo: DeKalb County Police Department
Photo: DeKalb County Police Department

Malnourished dog found tied to a tree, abandoned in the woods

DeKalb police are looking for the owner of a malnourished dog that was left tied to a tree in the woods.

Officers found the pup abandoned near the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center in Lithonia on March 10, the DeKalb County Police Department said in a statement Tuesday. Police said the dog was extremely thin.

The dog was extremely malnourished. (Photo: DeKalb County Police Department)

Anyone with information about the dog or its owner is asked to contact the department’s Animal Cruelty Unit at 404-294-2645.

The dog was taken to LifeLine Animal Project’s DeKalb shelter in Chamblee and is alive, but officials have not provided specific details on the dog’s condition.

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In other news:

The Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad said its agents served a search warrant at the home on the 6000 block of Old Wood Hollow Way in Buford on March 13.

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