Chihuahua Puppy's Mouth Bound With Rubber Bands, Then Abandoned

Authorities are searching for a suspect who bound a Chihuahua puppy’s muzzle with rubber bands, causing severe injuries, and then abandoned the puppy in Oceanside.

San Diego Humane Society officials said the 2-month-old puppy, Flynn, was brought to the humane society on June 5. The puppy had serious injuries – it’s muzzled had been sliced through to the bone from being bound by rubber bands.

Flynn had been found abandoned at a Chevron station in Oceanside.

Veterinarians performed reconstructive surgery on Flynn and the prognosis looks good, according to the humane society.

The puppy is eating and growing, but his injuries will take time to heal.

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for Flynn’s injuries. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477 or the humane society at 619-243-3466.

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