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Update on Joseph, Dog Found Chained to Tree
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKRC) -- A dog who suffered severe abuse in Middletown shows signs of improvement.
Local 12 told you about the plight of Joseph the German Shepherd last week.
Staff at West Chester Veterinary Center say Joseph has put on at least 11 pounds. Investigators say he'd been chained outside a home for years.
Officials say they have gotten nearly 2,000 requests to adopt Joseph.
Middletown police charged the dog's owner, Jeremy Shane Temple, with animal torture, chaining and having an unlicensed dog.
He's due in court on October 14th.
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