BAKER, LA (WAFB) - The Humane Society of Louisiana said a long time animal rescuer made a gruesome discovery after being notified of possible cruelty to a dog.
The group said a dog was found dead off LA 19 in Baker last week. It added the dog was tied to a tree with a short thick rope.
The dog reportedly appeared to be just a puppy.
The Humane Society is urging animal control officials to investigate the incident.
It is also offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the dog's death.
Anyone with information about the matter is encouraged to call 1-888-648-6263.