NC dog found with severe open wounds, possibly burns, is put down

WNCT photo of the wounded dog that was later put down.

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – Carteret County Animal Control is asking for the public’s help about a dog that was found with burn-like wounds.

Animal control officials said that on Friday officers were called to Sunny Drive in Morehead City just after 5:30 p.m.

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When officers and deputies arrived they found a black lab mix with severe open wounds that appeared to be burns.

The dog was taken to an emergency animal hospital where it had to be put down due to the extent of the injuries.

Animal control authorities say the dog was from Old Gate Road and was reported missing the same day he was found.

Carteret County Animal Control is asking for the public’s help in solving this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call (252) 728-8585 or stop by the Health Department.

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