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The size of the reward has grown to $8,000.
The Humane Society of the United States added an additional $5,000 reward, and Scooter's Pals added an additional $500.
Reward offered for information on fatal puppy burning case in Sacramento;
NEWS LINKS: Penny Eims - Examiner.
On New Year's Eve, or New Year's day, someone intentionally set fire to a puppy in Sacramento, Calif.
On Friday, RedRover, a nonprofit animal protection organization, announced that a $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for cruel act.
The female, four-month-old puppy was discovered near Calvados Ave. and Oakmont St., near Del Paso Blvd. and Arden Way.
It appeared that the puppy had been confined in a red plastic container and doused with accelerant before being set aflame.
The fire left the puppy with severe burns over her entire body and bits of the plastic container had melted into her feet and hindquarters.
Though animal control rushed her to a veterinarian, the puppy's injuries were so severe that humane euthanasia was deemed necessary.
WHO DID THIS?
Anyone with tips or information is asked to phone: Officer Dan Torres at 916.808.5855.
VIA- RED ROVER
JANUARY 4, 2013
The size of the reward has grown to $8,000. The Humane Society of the United States added an additional $5,000 reward, and Scooter's Pals added an additional $500.
TIPS NEEDED TO SEEK JUSTICE FOR CRUELLY BURNED PUPPY IN A NORTH SACRAMENTO NEIGHBORHOOD
Sacramento, CA (January 4, 2013) – RedRover, a nonprofit animal protection organization based in Sacramento, California, is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever burned a puppy and left her for dead near Calvados Ave. and Oakmont St., near Del Paso Blvd. and Arden Way in North Sacramento.
Sacramento City Animal Care received a report of an injured dog on Wednesday, January 2. They found a four-month-old puppy with severe burns around her entire body, barely alive. It appeared that the dog had been confined in a red plastic container and doused with accelerant before being set aflame, most likely on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day. In addition to severe burns all over her body, the puppy had bits of red plastic melted to her feet and hindquarters. A veterinarian later determined that the puppy had to be euthanized due to the extent of her injuries and suffering.
"I thought I'd seen it all, but this level of deliberate cruelty tops anything I've seen before," said Sacramento City Animal Care manager Gina Knepp. "Someone out there knows what happened. This dog deserves justice and we need the community's help to find the dangerous person who did this."
"We hope our reward will encourage someone who knows more about this horrifying act to come forward with information that could lead to an arrest," said RedRover President and CEO Nicole Forsyth. "Violence toward animals is often a precursor to violence toward people, so local residents have a stake in seeing that whoever committed this sick and disturbing act is punished to the full extent of the law."
Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to call Officer Dan Torres at 916.808.5855.