ARL Says Emaciated Dog in Pet Carrier Tossed in Dumpster
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Animal Rescue League is caring for an emaciated dog that was locked inside a pet carrier and thrown into a dumpster. The ARL says the dog, who they’ve named Oscar, was found Nov. 2nd by a good Samaritan. The dog was in a dumpster at 6th Ave. and Forest Ave. in the River Bend neighborhood. The ARL says it appears the kennel broke open when it was tossed into the dumpster and Oscar was able climb to the top of the trash, where he was rescued.