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Dog given up for dead has new home
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Elko, Nev. • A puppy given up for dead in Elko County has a new lease on life. The Chihuahua named Trooper was taken to his new home Wednesday about two weeks after he was found whimpering and sick in a trash bin in Wells. Sheriff's deputies responded to the Flying J gas station in Wells on Aug. 30 after an employee found the dog there. A deputy located the owners — a couple whose RV had broken down. They said they thought the puppy was dead and decided to dispose of it in the dumpster.

The Associated Press

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