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Abandoned Dog Left without Food, Water, and Shelter During Near Freezing Temperatures

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A local animal rescue group was forced to act fast Saturday night in order to help a dog left to fend for itself without shelter during last night's near freezing temperatures.

Princess Martinez said, "there was a posting on our group 361 Rescues United that a dog was left behind after a family moved and initially the girl said the dog was here without food or water for about a week."

The intervention taking place along the 4600 block of Evelyn Street off of Sunnybrook. Now, because the dog was on private property, police were called to check on the dogs condition. Sure enough, it appeared to have been abandoned by a family that moved out of the house. Neighbors had been feeding the dog, but because of how cold it was outside last night, Animal Control was called out and took the sweet chocolate lab. The rescue group is working to get custody of the dog and into a foster home. We'll keep you posted.

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