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Owner of injured dog identified

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Animal Emergency and Critical Care has located the owner of an injured chow mix after spreading the word on social media.

The dog was brought in on Saturday morning by Toledo Police after being hit by a car.

After blood transfusions and several other procedures, the dog is now doing much better. But they had difficulty finding its owner despite the fact the animal was wearing a tag.

The dog was wearing a new 2014 Lucas County dog tag. But the tag was so new that it wasn't in the system yet.

Veterinarian Dr. Kittsen McCumber said, "One of the other things you can do is always keep last year's tag on the collar as well because if it's January 2nd, the day after you bought it it's not going to show up in the computer system yet. And so if you have last year's tag, we would have already been able to look you up in the computer, give you a call, and you would know where your dog is."

 

 

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