Sweet dog rescued by Detroit Pit Crew after being found chained to a stop sign

Speckles Chained Dog to a Stop Sign

Last August, a couple of Good Samaritans found a 7-month-old puppy lying inside a cardboard box in a neighborhood near Detroit. The pup — later named Courage — had a swollen head and looked close to death. They took the puppy to the police, who then got in touch with Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue (DPC), an organization that saves stray and owned dogs who are in immediate danger.

Puppy rescued after being left outside Detroit school with sad note

It wasn’t the type of rescue the Detroit Pit Crew is used to seeing.

The non-profit animal rescue group received a call from a teacher at Ronald Brown Academy on Detroit’s east side about a puppy that a child had left outside the school in a box with a note on it on Dec. 7

Precious, the Bait and Trash Can Dog Gets New Life

Precious, rescued from trashcan

“People were just literally just throwing bricks off of her. I saw people picking up a microwave and getting it off of her. There was shingles. There was anything that would come off a house, siding, all of that was on top of her. At a certain point, they found a chain and they started pulling the chain and it led to her.”

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