Dog thrown from car near Salt River

(Source: MCSO)

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said a dog was rescued after he was thrown from a vehicle Saturday morning.

The incident took place on the side of a road near the Salt River. 

According to MCSO, their Lake Patrol deputies rescued a dog, who was suffering broken legs. 

The dog named "Tadpole" was taken to a nearby veterinarian. MCSO  spokesman Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez tweeted the dog also suffered a broken spine and the veterinarian will not be able to save him. 

At this time, MCSO is looking for the person responsible for the abuse. 

If you have any information on this case, you are urged to contact MCSO at 602-876-1011. 


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