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Mama dog shot in leg, dumped at pound with her 9 puppies

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) -

A dog in Lorain shot in the leg and dumped at the pound with her litter of pups.

Officials say a woman brought the mama dog and her nine puppies to the Fayette County Shelter and said the dog had been hit by a car. Workers soon discovered the dog had actually been shot.

The injured dog was taken to the Lorain Animal Clinic for treatment. The dog's leg was seriously injured in the shooting.

A Humane Officer in now investigating.

Donations are being accepted to help care for the mama dog and her puppies - who were born at the end of July. Donations may be made to:

Lorain Animal Clinic
4205 Oberlin Avenue
Lorain, OH 44053
440-282-6769

If anyone is interested in adopting the mama or one of her puppies when they are ready to be separated may email pet.resq@yahoo.com for an adoption application.

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