A dog possibly struck by a vehicle has been located in Dutchess County.

Earlier on the morning of July 2nd, 2024, the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) was called to respond to an area of Route 22 in the Town North East, New York for a severely injured dog that was possibly struck by a vehicle.

Injured Dog

Dog Found in Dutchess County Severely Injured

The call came in on Tuesday morning at approximately 2:36 a.m., asking for a Dutchess County Deputy Sheriff to respond to the vicinity of 6180 Route 22 in the Dutchess County Town of North East for a severely injured German Shepherd. As deputies responded they located a severely injured dog that appeared to have suffered "life-threatening injuries" according to the Sherriff's Department's Facebook page.

Injured Dog in Dutchess County
Dutchess County Sheriff's Office/Facebook

Deputies Jump Into Action

Due to the severity of the dog's injuries, the Sheriff's Deputies at the scene quickly transported it to nearby Guardian Veterinary Specialists located at 4 Hardscrabble Heights in Brewster, New York to have it treated.

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At this time, the dog's condition hasn't been released by authorities but when more information becomes available we will update this article.

In the meantime, the DCSO is currently looking for the dog's owner and any information about how it sustained its injuries. If you have any information or might have been in the area of Route 22 late Monday night (7/1) or early Tuesday morning (7/2) please call the Sheriff’s Office at 845-486-3800.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted on the scene by the Town of North East Animal Control.

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