Severely injured dog found with zip-ties around neck in Hardin County

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HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A dog found with zip-ties pulled “extremely tight around its neck” is being treated for serious injuries, according to authorities in Hardin County.

Hardin County Animal Services said animal protection officers rescued the dog on Pompeys Branch Road earlier this week.

The zip ties around the dog’s neck caused “extremely severe cuts and swelling,” the shelter explained.

The dog has been named Sunny and he has been placed in the care of a veterinarian. Donations are being requested to help cover his vet bills. Donations can be dropped off in person or mailed to Hardin County Animal Services at 140 Legion Drive, Savannah, Tennessee 38372.

Anyone with information on who is responsible or the identity of the owner is urged to contact Hardin County Animal Services at 731-925-3303.

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