GLOVERSVILLE – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the owner of a dog found dead Wednesday morning in Forest Street Park that showed signs of abuse of neglect.
Police also released a photo of the dog, along with a warning on its content, in hopes of identifying the dog’s owners. (The photo is included below)
Police described the dog is described as a gray and white female pit bull.
The discovery was made Wednesday morning at about 8 a.m., police said. The city’s Animal Control Officer was dispatched to the park at the intersection of Forest and Park streets for a report of a deceased dog.
The officer soon found the dog. It exhibited signs it had been subject to abuse or neglect, police said.
Evidence at the scene leads police to believe that the dog had been disposed of there, rather than dying naturally in the park, police said.
Police believe the dog may have been left at the park some time between 8 p.m. Tuesday evening and its discovery at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Anyone with information on the owner of the dog is asked to email [email protected] or call the Gloversville Police Department at 518-773-4506.
The Gloversville Police Department is being assisted by Fulton County District Attorney Amanda Nellis and the Fulton County Regional SPCA.
The photo released by police: