PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pennsylvania SPCA is offering a cash reward after a female pit bull-type dog was found stabbed in North Philadelphia.
The PSPCA is offering $1,700, a donation from two people who ask remain anonymous, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the culprit(s) responsible for the stabbing.
Woobie was located near the Fern Rock train station around 7:45 a.m. Monday.
Animal Care and Control transported Woobie to the PSPCA for care. Now, an investigation is underway.
PSPCA says Woobie suffered multiple stab wounds on her rib cage, trauma to her lungs and possible internal bleeding.
She was transferred to Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital for care as she is currently in stable condition, awaiting to undergo an exploratory wound surgery.
“Woobie was stabbed at some point and left to die,” said Nicole Wilson, director of humane law enforcement at the PSPCA. “We are seeking the public’s help to uncover what happened, who did this and bring them to justice.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the PSPCA’s cruelty hotline at 1-866-601-SPCA.