GLENDALE, Queens (PIX11) — On Friday night, Dasher appeared to be sleeping comfortably.
The NYPD Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad is trying to get to the bottom of what happened to this dog on Thursday night in Queens.
“We have stabilized her, she’s been on I.V. fluids,” said Paul Miranda.
She’s been named Dasher by the nurses at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Forest Hills, Queens. The adult female Rottweiler, estimated to be between 5 and 7 years old is being cared for after being taken in on Thursday night.
Paul Miranda is the Director here.
According to the FDNY, on Thursday night, Ladder Company 135 was returning from responding to a car accident when they were flagged down by someone on the street.
They stopped on Cyprus Avenue in Queens and were told, a spokesperson said, that the dog had been tossed out of a car that kept going.
FDNY members and others on scene stayed with the badly injured dog and called authorities. Members of the news media, the hospital said, brought the dog to BluePearl Veterinary Partners. Miranda showed us Dasher’s large mass that, he said, could be cancerous.”She did have it before, we believe it has been there for quite some time,” said Miranda.Miranda said anyone who is interested in adopting her can call them at 718-263-0099.
Before Dasher can be put up for adoption, Miranda said more tests need to be done.According to the FDNY, one of the firefighters who was there on Thursday night is also interested in adopting Dasher.