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BARC Has a Burned, Scarred Dog That Needs a Home

BARC has put out another warning that conditions are getting crowded and anyone coming in to adopt a pet would be really, really welcomed. They've also got a special one they're trying to give away, the dog pictured above, a black chow and German shepherd mix who was burned and abandoned.

He was found in an apartment complex, BARC's Christopher Newport tells Hair Balls, and the "hypothesis is that when the former tenant moved out he abandoned the dog and either the former owner or someone else lit him on fire."

He came to the pound on February 21, and has improved rapidly.

"His wound is healing, and besides the wound he doesn't show any signs of trauma," Newport says. "He has a great attitude, friendly as anything and has a very good energy level."

Investigators have not been able to track down the former owner for questioning.

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