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the dumping of dogs in Virginia. CSC is offering a
reward of $1,000 for information leading directly to the
arrest and conviction of those responsible.
Bag of Dead Dogs Discovered in Virginia: Police find
about 150 euthanized animals off remote road. Story
courtesy of Associated Press.
GATE CITY, Va. - A construction worker checking a
remote Virginia road found carcasses and body parts of
about 150 dogs, sheriff’s officials said Thursday.
“When we got to the scene, you just could not believe
the smell, and the amount of dogs down there was just
unbelievable,” sheriff’s investigator Chris Holder said.
“I’ve never seen anything like it. It looks like a
The animals were found in plastic trash bags and
biohazard bags and some had spilled out, he said. The
dogs had been dead about two to five days, Holder
The bags contained various breeds, including
Rottweilers, German shepherds, Labradors and a few
small-breed dogs, Holder said. The animals apparently
were euthanized and some toys also were found in the
The dogs were found Wednesday near a riverbank
outside Gate City, near the Tennessee border.