Dog found with legs, muzzle duct taped in north Phoenix

An animal abuse case is under investigation in Phoenix after a dog was found with its front legs and muzzle duct taped.

Officers responded to a call of a dog in distress near 35th Avenue and Sweetwater and discovered the animal was severely dehydrated with a fever.

The 2-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog mix is now in the care of the Arizona Humane Society.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Phoenix Police.

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