Quincy: Dog Found with “Sadistic” Abuse

Quincy Police, along with District Attorney Michael Morrissey and the Animal Rescue League of Boston, want to find out who is responsible for the gruesome abuse of “Puppy Doe”, a one year old dog found in Quincy at the end of August.

She was found in the vicinity of Carrolls Lane in Quincy, near the Whitwell Street Playground and Quincy Medical Center weighing half of what a dog of her size should weigh. Veterinarians were not able to save Puppy Doe after she was found. They say she had been beaten and starved, along with some other disturbing discoveries.

Morrissey called it “sadistic cruelty” and says it’s likely this case could involve other animals or even people. He says he wants anyone in eastern Massachusetts who recognizes the dog to contact authorities.

Anyone with information about Puppy Doe should call the Animal Rescue League of Boston, Law Enforcement Dept., 617-226-5610, email them at cruelty@arlboston.org, or call the Quincy Police Det. Thomas Pepdjonovich at 617-745-5774.

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About Steve Burns

Steve comes to the South Shore by way of the Jersey Shore. Upon arriving at Emerson College in Boston back in 2010, and eventual graduation in 2014, Steve was immediately attracted to radio as an outlet for his reporting. Previous stops before the South Shore include WOBM on the Jersey Shore, WCCM in the Merrimack Valley, an internship at CBS Radio News' flagship station, WCBS 880 in New York City, and a few formative years at Emerson's WERS.