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This German shepherd was abandoned in a crate in Connecticut

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities are looking for the person who abandoned a dog in a crate in Connecticut.

Enfield police say in a Facebook post the adult male German shepherd was found inside the crate down an embankment near a marshy area on Saturday.

We need your help Enfield !Earlier today this male German Shepherd 🐕 was found in this crate down an embankment. The…

Posted by Enfield Police Department on Saturday, September 14, 2019

The dog was taken to a veterinarian, and although dehydrated, was found to be otherwise healthy. Police say the dog appeared friendly but scared.

The dog was wearing a blue collar with a black clasp.

Police are asking anyone who recognizes the dog or may know who abandoned it to contact them.