NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Who would abandon a pooch like this?
That's what the Putnam County SPCA wants to know.
The 3-4 year old white terrier was found at the Fahnestock State Park in a women's bathroom Saturday.
The pooch was found inside a crate. Officials said the dog was "found to be in a severe state of neglect," underweight, with both of its ears infected and fur heavily matted.
Anyone with any information as to who abandoned the dog is asked to call the Putnam County SPCA 24-hour hotline at (845) 520-6915. You can also contact them through their website. All information will be kept confidential.
Animal cruelty and abandonment of an animal both carry a sentence of up to one year in jail or a $1,000 fine.
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