A dog was hit by a truck on Shore Road in Linwood, and a Go Fund Me site has already raised thousands of dollars to rescue the puppy.
In a public contribution “Atlantic County Lost and Found Pets” Facebook page is a photo of the dog that was hit by a vehicle on Shore Road around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Photos on the GoFundMe page and on the Facebook page show the devastating injuries the dog Snow sustained from the accident.
According to the post, the driver didn’t stop after beating the dog and the owner is “absolutely devastated”. The post stated that the vet bill was valued at $ 10,000.
ONE GoFundMe page was founded to help with Snow’s vet bill, and by 4:30 p.m. today, over 90 people had donated over $ 4,000 to care for the puppy.
Owner Giuliana Modugno said about the dog and the accident on the Go Fund Me page:
“She is a beautiful, sweet, docile and charming German Shepherd whose love and loyalty is immense. She is 2 years old and full of life, we love her like our own child. The person who did this has left the scene and we have little to no information about who they are. All we know is that our dog is in very bad shape and the man drove a red truck, hit them at about 25 mph and even faster Two witnesses saw this, we also went to the shops nearby to see if there were cameras on their property that might have recorded the make of the vehicle or the license plate. The police are also investigating. “
Donate to Snow’s Care can be done here.
According to an article by law.justia.com, any driver in New Jersey who hits a pet such as a dog must report the accident:
4: 22-25.1. Motorist Beats Pet To Stop; report
Anyone who drives a motor vehicle, who knowingly hits, runs over or injures a cat, dog, horse or livestock must stop immediately, determine the extent of the injury, report to the nearest police station or officer, or the nearest Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and state its name, address, operating license and registration number as well as the whereabouts of the injured animal.
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