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PETITION TARGET: Omaha Police Department

Leo, a missing dog in Omaha, Nebraska, was found trapped in a dumpster — his head and tail completely covered in duct tape and his front and back legs bound together, leaving him unable to see, stand, or bark for help.

Terrified Leo was imprisoned inside the filthy, pitch-black dumpster full of trash for at least one full night. He was discovered by staff at an accounting firm after one of the employees heard sounds from the dumpster outside the office. The office employees were horrified to discover the defenseless dog wrapped in duct tape, covered in food and debris, and tossed like garbage.

Leo was rescued just minutes before garbage collection arrived to empty the dumpster into the garbage truck — where he likely would have been crushed to death.

The Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) sedated Leo to carefully remove the tape and debris, which required shaving off most of his fur, NHS posted on Facebook.

Because Leo was microchipped, he was reunited with his heartbroken guardian who been searching for him for days.

No animal deserves to be tossed like trash and left to die in a garbage bin.

Sign our petition urging the Omaha Police Department to thoroughly investigate and apprehend the person(s) responsible before they have the chance to harm another innocent animal.

A $1,000 reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction. Animal Control is asking for anyone with leads to contact 402-444-7800 ext. 1.