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Lexington Animal Control Investigating After Pit Bulls Abandoned, One Dead, Two Apparently Neglected

Posted at 3:14 PM, Jan 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-06 15:18:04-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington-Fayette Animal Care and Control is investigating a case of animal abandonment and neglect after three pit bulls were dumped in Lexington.

According to a Facebook post on the department’s page, one of pit bull mixes was dead. It was wearing a tether, collar and covered with a blanket.

The two others appear to be underweight.

We need your help!This morning we received a call from a Good Samaritan who discovered three Pit Bull mixes abandoned…

Posted by Lexington-Fayette Animal Care & Control on Sunday, January 6, 2019

The surviving pit bulls were rushed to an animal control facility where they received vet care and are in stable condition.

Now investigators are trying to find the person or people who are responsible.

The dogs were reportedly found by a Good Samaritan along the railroad tracks on Kearney Ridge.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the department’s cruelty investigator at 859-255-9033, you can remain anonymous.