The Associated Humane Societies of Newark was notified at 7 a.m. Tuesday by the Newark Police Department that a pit bull puppy had been sodomized by a local resident. An ambulance was dispatched to 321 Seth Boyden Terrace in Newark to rescue the injured animal.
"She was so cold to the touch, she's in shock. She's bleeding internally, and she couldn't even get up," Debbie Beyfuss of AHS told 1010 WINS. "We're all sick over this."
According to AHS, two female residents witnessed the situation but refused to get involved.
The Associated Humane Societies has posted a reward fund of $2,500 and the N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has met the $2,500, totalling $5,000.
"A reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of bestiality by this unknown perpetrator," AHS released in a statement.
The female brindle/white pit bull, about 10 months old, was taken to Garden State Veterinary Specialists for evaluation and medical care.
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