EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio - Efforts are underway to save two dogs that were found covered hot tar recently in East Liverpool
Marsha McGinnis told Channel 11’s Pamela Osborne she found a 1-year-old beagle-boxer mix on the side of the road Saturday afternoon covered in tar that burnt him to the flesh.
“How could anyone do this?” she said. “He moaned when I picked him up.”
McGinnis said she brought Oden to Safari Dog & Ashleigh’s Grooming, where he’s getting cleaned up and nursed back to health.
On Tuesday night, a second dog was found in the same area also covered in tar.
McGinnis said they called police, but it’s unclear how the dogs ended up covered in tar.
A woman who lives in the area contacted Channel 11 News after watching the initial story and said there are “pools of tar” in a neighborhood near where the dogs were found.
The dogs’ owner may not be able to care for them or pay the hundreds of dollars it’s costing to treat them
If you'd like to help, you can contact Safari Dog & Ashleigh's Grooming at 724-513-5706.