WESLACO, Texas — A malnourished dog is undergoing veterinary care after it was rescued following tips from Good Samaritans.
The Weslaco Police Department said it received numerous phone calls and social media messages about a possible animal cruelty case.
Police responded to the home and found the dog chained up in the backyard.
“The Weslaco Police Department takes these reports seriously and would like to thank all those citizens who expressed their concerns,” police .
Once cleared by the vet, the dog will be placed in a foster home.