State police were called to Shades Beach on the Lake Erie shoreline Friday afternoon by someone who saw a dog left muzzled with a 16-pound tow chain looped around his neck.
Troopers called a local animal shelter after finding the dog.
The shelter said on social media that the dog had a basket muzzle on that was so tight it was embedded behind his ears. He had severe frostbite around his face, too.
Late this afternoon Pennsylvania State Police called us about a dog someone saw on Shades Beach "in distress". The…
Once brought in to the shelter, officials said “we were thanked by kisses and full-body tail wagging.”
Troopers said they are still working to find out who left the dog.