Correction: Details told to KCAU 9 regarding the residence where the dog was left were incorrect. These details have been removed.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — Officials are seeking information from the public regarding a malnourished dog found tied to a resident’s porch.
According to Cindy Rarrat with the Siouxland Animal Adoption and Rescue Center, a resident reported on Monday that they had found a dog tied to their porch on the 600 block of 32 Street.
The German Shepherd is a two-year-old male who was extremely underweight. German Shepherds, a large breed dog, typically weigh between 71 and 84 pounds, but the abandoned dog weighed in at 18 pounds.
The dog was taken to a veterinarian hospital, and officials have indicated that they hope someone may recognize him.
Anyone who has information is asked to call 712-279-6968. Reports can remain anonymous.