Reward Offered in Dog Abandonment Case


Monique M. Demopoulos
January 08, 2021
By Monique M. Demopoulos

RUFF Start: AHS is presenting a $1,000 reward for info major to the arrest of the party accountable for abandoning this pet dog in a crate in the woods in Barnegat. (Provided photo)
On Monday, Dec. 28, the Involved Humane Societies gained a phone reporting an deserted dog in Barnegat. Animal Handle Officer Maria Cymanski was dispatched to the scene in the spot of 1450 West Bay Ave., exactly where a young woman Siberian husky combine was left in a crate in a wooded area in the vicinity of a gun club.
A person experienced spotted the crate as he was leaving the club. Upon investigation, he identified the puppy, who experienced broken out of the crate and was functioning close to it with a leash nonetheless hooked up to her. He secured her again in the crate, removed it from the woods and awaited the arrival of the animal manage officer.
Cymanski brought the doggy to the AHS’s Popcorn Park facility in Forked River. The dog was wearing a pink collar but did not have any tags or a microchip. She was evaluated in the Popcorn Park clinical division and supplied all the vital vaccinations.
“We can’t consider what goes by way of someone’s mind when they commit such an act of cruelty toward a helpless animal,” the AHS mentioned. The AHS is offering a $1,000 reward for information and facts foremost to the arrest and conviction of the specific(s) liable. Info need to be emailed to the Barnegat humane regulation enforcement officer at
GINGERLY: This husky combine, now termed Ginger, is now in the treatment of AHS till she is completely ready to be adopted. (Supplied photograph)
The puppy, now termed Ginger, is explained as “an extremely sweet, pleasant, content pet,” who is whole of electrical power and enjoys people. Ginger is not at this time obtainable for adoption, as she is on what is called a “stray-maintain.” At the time she will become accessible, she will be posted on, on Facebook at Connected Humane Popcorn Park Shelter, and all pertinent adoption web-sites. AHS will not settle for applications for Ginger in advance. Anybody fascinated in donating towards the care of Ginger and quite a few other animals like her may donate to the AHS ResQ fund (, get in touch with 609-693-1900 or e-mail (refer to File#49717).  —M.M.D.

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