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Neglected, abused dog undergoes surgery

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Frodo's teeth were dislodged and his mouth had to be re-attached. Frodo's teeth were dislodged and his mouth had to be re-attached.
Frodo was found tied to a fence with duct tape over his muzzle. (Source: Louisville Metro Animal Services) Frodo was found tied to a fence with duct tape over his muzzle. (Source: Louisville Metro Animal Services)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The dog found chained to a fence with his muzzle wrapped with duct tape, has survived another surgery.

Friday, the pit bull mix, named Frodo, underwent surgery to have one of his back legs amputated.

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Tuesday, a passerby in the 2600 block of West Kentucky Street called authorities after spotting Frodo who had been left for dead.

Frodo's previously had surgery because his teeth were dislodged and his mouth had to be re-attached.

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A $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who abused and neglected Frodo is being offered by the Humane Society of the United States.

Frodo will stay at Blue Pearl. He has more surgeries ahead donated by The Arrow Fund, www.thearrowfund.org.  Someone who's experienced with caring for abused animals will eventually take the dog home.

Anonymous tips can be made to Metro Animal Services at (502) 363-6609.

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