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Suspect Sought in California Dog Dragging Case


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Fresno, CA.

Madera Animal Control is seeking information regarding an injured Labrador Retriever that appears to have been dragged some distance behind an automobile. Trooper was found on July 6th near the intersection of  Avenue 17 and Road 23 1/2 with substantial injuries. His underbelly and knees were scraped off, and his feet had been worn down to exposed bone. He is expected to recover, and authorities would like your help in apprehending a suspect in the case. Please contact local police if you have any knowledge of the incident.

Trooper is now in the care of The Central California Labrador Retriever Rescue Foundation. Vet bills are expected to be substantial, and donations are greatly appreciated.

Donations are payable to Trooper, in care of CCLRR, P.O. Box 1484, Clovis, CA, 93613. More information is also available at

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