Frozen To The Ground

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(WFIE) Officials say keeping a pet out in the cold could seriously injure, even kill the animal. 

It was a long Monday night for a Sheltie mix named Peanut, who was found frozen to the ground in sub-zero temperatures in Dubois County, Indiana.

"As a dog lover, I can't imagine leaving a dog out when it's that cold," says Stuart Wilson with the Dubois County Sheriff's Office. 

At about 11:00 Monday night, the temperature dropped to minus four in Jasper, Indiana.

"About five 'til 11:00 last night, our department received an anonymous call about some dogs that were being left outside at an address on State Road 56, about halfway between Jasper and French Lick," Wilson said. 


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