Dog Left Out In Extreme Cold Rescued by Animal Control and State Police

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Buena Vista Township -

Officials are reminding residents about the New Jersey law that prohibits pet owners from leaving their dogs or cats outside during extreme weather conditions, especially with the extended freezing temperatures over the last few weeks.

And Animal Control Officers in Atlantic County are working to make sure no animals are left in the cold.

Earlier this week, Shore Animal Control and New Jersey State Police were called to a home in Buena Vista Township for reports that a dog was being kept outside in the below freezing conditions.

Officers arrived to find the pup without proper shelter and completely frozen drinking water, and removed her from the property.

Officials with Shore Animal Control say they have since renamed the dog, "Snow," and that she will be going to a new, warmer home soon.

They are reminding everyone in the community that if they see an animal being neglected, to report it to their local animal shelter.

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