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2/24/2021 - 2/24/21-Abandoned Dog - Beagle


Date: February 24, 2021

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 21-29

On February 23, 2021 at approximately 8:30a.m. Hamden Police responded to Downs Road on the report of an abandoned dog.

A hiker exited a nearby trail and observed the operator of a “blue pick-up truck, with a darker gate affixed to the truck”, abandon a dog at the side of the road and drive away.

The dog is an older female beagle. Behind her right shoulder blade is a “two-inch mass”. The beagle has extremely long nails and is emaciated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hamden Animal Control Division at (203) 230-4080.


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