BULLHEAD CITY—Officials with Bullhead City Animal Care & Welfare (ACW) is seeking a dog owner who reportedly dumped their dog in a commercial dumpster.
Bullhead Police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at about 10 a.m., the trash company called ACW to a report a dog in a commercial size dumpster in the Mohave Crossroads Shopping Complex, 3600 block of Highway 95.
According to ACW officers, they were shocked to see a Mastiff dog alive in the large dumpster. The Mastiff is an older male dog and currently receiving care and treatment at the shelter. The dog has no identifiers/microchip.
ACW is asking for any information on this incident to help identify the dog’s owner for prosecution purposes of abandonment/animal cruelty. If anyone has any information, please contact the Bullhead City Animal Care & Welfare Shelter at 928-763-6000.
If you are no longer able to care for your pet, please call to shelter for more information on legally surrendering your animal. The shelter is located at 2270 Trane Road in Bullhead City. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the shelter is open until 8 p.m.