YOUNGTOWN, AZ - The Maricopa County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help finding the person who dumped a Shih-Tzu puppy in the trash Saturday afternoon.
Sheriff's department spokesman Brandon Jones said the dog was found in a QT convenience market dumpster near 111th Avenue and Olive.
Jones said the dog was taken to a veterinarian where it later died.
The Sheriff's office is looking for information regarding the owner of the animal, or any person who may be involved in this incident.
Please contact the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Animal Cruelty hotline at 602-876-1681 with any information.