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Emaciated Dog Found in NYC Dumpster


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Discovered in a dumpster, an emaciated pit bull is recovering from a severe case of starvation, and will soon be available for adoption.

Julie Bank, Executive Director of Animal Care & Control said a staffer noticed the dog in a dumpster in the Bronx. Nicknamed Ella by shelter employees, the weakened dog was unable to walk, and could only hold her head up for short periods of time.

Ella is expected to be available for adoption in the next three to four weeks, and is recovering in the care of a foster home. If you’re interested in providing her with a forever home, please e-mail Animal Care & Control¬† info(at)