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Press Launch: ARL Regulation Enforcement, Malden Police Collectively Investigating Deserted Canine Case


Two-pound, emaciated and unwell Chihuahua deserted close to Malden Police Division

The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Regulation Enforcement Division is collectively investigating a disturbing case of animal cruelty and abandonment with the Malden Police Division, this after an deserted canine was found in horrible situation in a well-liked recreation space in Malden.

On Monday, July 25, the one-year-old Chihuahua, named Bailey by his Good Samaritan finder, was found huddling in some bushes alongside the East Coast Greenway bike path within the space of Dell and Department Streets.

The finder fastidiously wrapped the animal in a blanket and introduced him to the close by Malden Police Division.

The canine was initially handled at an animal hospital in Charlestown after which transferred to ARL’s Boston Animal Care and Adoption Middle.

Bailey is emaciated, weighing simply 2.7 kilos and scoring a 2 out of 9 on the physique situation rating index.

He additionally suffered extreme fur loss and his physique is roofed in scabs.

Moreover, he examined optimistic and is being handled for Giardia, a parasitic sickness that could be an additional indicator that Bailey was beforehand dwelling in unsanitary circumstances — when introduced for medical therapy, the animal was described as “malodorous” (filthy).

Bailey is receiving ongoing veterinary care together with medicated baths and a refeeding plan to make sure he features weight slowly and safely.

Please be aware: Bailey just isn’t at the moment obtainable for adoption. There isn’t a timeline for when this may occasionally occur, the animal has suffered significantly and can take a while to get wholesome and be able to discover a new house.

How You Can Assist

Bailey nonetheless has a protracted street to well being and our work is much from over.

We’d like you now to assist him heal and discover these chargeable for his neglect.

Listed here are two methods you’ll be able to assist Bailey and animals like him:

  1. Make a life-saving donation in Bailey’s honor
    Your emergency reward immediately can assist:
    • Veterinary care and rehabilitation for animals which have suffered the trauma of neglect
    • On-going investigations of cruelty to pursue justice for animals
    • Emergency response when disaster strikes and animals like Bailey are in dire want

Report Animal Cruelty
Too usually, animal cruelty just isn’t recognized. By many estimates, 4 out of 5 circumstances stay hidden, leaving animals to endure.

Should you suspect animal cruelty, please name your native authorities or ARL’s confidential Regulation Enforcement line at (617) 426-9170 X110, or e mail cruelty@arlboston.org so we are able to examine.



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