"Apollo" improves at local vet hospital, no charges yet in case

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y (WKTV) Donations are coming in from around the globe to help out the dog that was found nearly frozen to death on Monday morning in Utica.

The Stevens-Swan Humane Society has named the three year old pitbull Apollo. They say he is a fighter. He was found 5:30 a.m. on Whitesboro Street on Monday when temperatures were well below zero.

Apollo is still under observation at a local Veterinary hospital, and although he remains very sick, officials say he did improve today.

Apollo's story is gaining attention worldwide. The humane society is receiving donations from across the country and even overseas, from England. Social Networks, like Facebook, are helping to spread the message.

Donations can be sent to:
Apollo’s Fund
c/o The Stevens-Swan Humane Society
5664 Horatio Street, Utica, NY 13502

Utica police questioned a suspect in connection to the case, but no arrests have been made.

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