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2 puppies found dead in a submerged dog crate in the canal, police need your help

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PINELLAS PARK, FL. – Pinellas Park police need your help after two puppies were found dead submerged in a dog crate.

On May 14, Pinellas Park police responded to a call for service where two deceased puppies were found in a dog crate submerged in a canal along 84th Ave.

Concerned citizens found the dog crate and removed it from the canal. Both dogs were estimated to be three months old, and both were pit bull-type breeds.

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Investigators are asking for the community’s help in locating any suspects in this case.

If anyone has any knowledge of this incident, please contact Pinellas Park Police at 727-369-7864. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 800-873-TIPS (8477).

“We want to remind anyone struggling with pets that there are services like Pinellas County Animal Services or local non-profits where pets can be surrendered. We encourage everyone to seek help and safely surrender an animal rather than an unfortunate situation we are currently investigating,” PPPD said.

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