Pittsylvania County officials announce reward for info after dog’s throat was cut

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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Animal Control Officers from Pittsylvania County are asking for the public’s help to track down those responsible for a dog’s throat being cut in late November.

On or about Nov. 28, officials say the owner of an Akita mixed-breed dog found that the dog had been injured.

According to a statement released by Pittsylvania County on Friday, Dec. 10, the dog — which lives on Rocky Knoll Lane in the Berry Hill area — survived its wounds after receiving immediate veterinary care.

Officials say a reward is being offered to anyone who has information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the individual(s) responsible for this crime.

If you know anything about this animal cruelty case, you are asked to call the Pittsylvania County Animal Control Office at 434-432-7937 or 434-432-7931.

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