OVPD asking for help with puppy poisoning case - Tucson News Now

OVPD asking for help with puppy poisoning case

Puppy poisoned in Oro Valley (Source: Oro Valley Police Department) Puppy poisoned in Oro Valley (Source: Oro Valley Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Oro Valley Police Department received a call onMarch 10, about a puppy dying from a possible poisoning.  An investigation by officers revealed theowner had left the puppy in their backyard on the morning of March 10,near Lambert and La Canada; they returned home three hours later to find the puppy dead.

According to an OVPD release, a veterinarian performed the necropsyand determined the cause of death to be a strychnine-laced hot dog.

All leads have been exhausted, according to OVPD andthey are now turning to the public for help in the case.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 9-1-1, 88-CRIME or (520) 229-4900.

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