Emaciated dog found in locked cage in dumpster in Wichita


January 10, 2020

Authorities say an emaciated dog was rescued after being found in a locked kennel that was thrown in an apartment dumpster in Kansas.

Lt. Brian Sigman, the Wichita Animal Control commander, said surveillance video obtained Thursday shows two suspects putting the male pit bull mix in the dumpster around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. A good Samaritan found the dog later that night and took it to an emergency veterinarian for treatment. Investigators are following up on information gleaned from the video.

Sigman said the dog, which initially was thought to be a puppy, is actually around 2 years old. He we...

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