Who would commit such a cruel and disgusting act? Please help the authorities find the culprit!
Investigators have turned to the public for help. They are trying to find the person responsible for leaving the dog to die in the cold.
According to the Suffolk County SPCA, the young female Labrador mix was discovered on Tuesday in a wooded area in Bellport. The poor dog was inside the cage near the Martha Avenue Park.
The dog was emaciated and had only died a short time before being found, SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.
She also said that it is too early in the investigation to find out the real cause of death, but a necropsy is being performed.
If you have any information regarding the incident, please contact the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.