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Severely Injured Dog Found in Bag in Va. Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Virginia Beach officials are looking for the owner of a severely injured dog found behind a city recycling center wrapped in a burlap sack.

Michael Dimino found the elderly female Boston terrier next to the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on Thursday morning.

He was dropping off cardboard when he heard a sound and then found the dog injured, but still breathing.

Dimino put the dog in a tote and rushed it to the vet. The dog had suffered a severe head injury and veterinarians had no choice but to put the dog to sleep.

Veterinarians say the least 10-year-old dog was suffering from a bad flea infestation and had 1 of its eyes was surgically removed at some point in the past.

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