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"Atlas": $10,000 Reward for Information on Abused Dog Found in Field

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Posted at 8:21 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 05:48:46-04

WARNING: Disturbing content and photos

The Humane Society of Tulsa announced a $10,000 reward for any information in connection to those responsible for the disturbing abuse "Atlas," the dog found tied up in a Creek County field, experienced.

According to the Humane Society of Tulsa's Facebook page, Atlas is doing better and may not require surgery. "The resilience of animals never ceases to amaze us," says officials.

Atlas does not know what to do with all of the love he is experiencing, officials say. He is a bit timid when he is approached, but who could blame the sweet fella considering all he has been through!

Veterinarians say they are still monitoring and watching Atlas closely for the next few days, however, he "looks great".

This came only a day after Atlas was found in a field with his back legs "strapped together" and "glue...poured into his ears" with food wrappers shoved into them, causing the wrappers to stick to the glue.

The Humane Society Of Tulsa also believes that Atlas had some type of chemical poured onto his face and ears. Also, officials say, his ears appeared to have been partially cut off or burned.

When an x-ray was completed of Atlas, it showed a BB bullet was "lodged inside of him, so he'd been shot at with a BB gun, too."

Atlas was transferred to VCA Woodland Central Animal Hospital, on Friday, where it took hours of treatment with ointments and creams, and removing glue from his ears, before Atlas started resting "comfortably."

On Sunday, the Human Society of Tulsa posted on their Facebook page that not only is Atlas feeling better, he also has received lots of toys and love from the Tulsa Community.

Students from Tulsa Metro Junior High School brought him treats and toys as well as cards encouraging him to feel better soon.

To see the progress of Atlas' recovery, click here.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the Creek County Sheriff's Office.

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