Deputies help rescue dog living in landfill

LOUDOUN CO., VA — The Loudoun County Animal Services introduced the newest member of its family on social media.

Animal services officers along with two Loudoun County Deputies rescued “Oscar” on March 9, from his living conditions. Oscar had been living in the county’s landfill for years. Crews say that they had worked to capture Oscar but he always eluded capture.

But the Loudoun County Animal Services says it never gave up and brought him to the animal shelter.

 

The shelter says Oscar is missing most of his hair due to demodectic mange, has eye issues and has tested positive to heartworm.

Oscar is now setting into a loving foster home getting regular baths and working on gaining weight.

Eventually, we’re told he will be treated for heartworm and possibly get eye surgery to make him more comfortable.