Dog rescued from neglect in Kingman County

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KINGMAN, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Kingman County Humane Society has rescued a dog that spent the first five years of its life tethered to a table outside. 

Humane Society Director CJ Jergenson says when Frosty's story was first reported last Friday, the organization asked local law enforcement to do an animal welfare check and bring him to KCHS for a health assessment. 

Frosty spent his whole life tied to a wood spool table outside 24/7, Jergenson said, and he took shelter from the weather in a hole he dug under that table. The location was not provided. 

"This is what 5 years of neglect will do to a dog," he said in a release to KAKE News. "His coat was completely matted and he was covered from one end to the other in dried feces."

But despite being in deplorable condition, Jergenson says Frosty doesn't have any serious medical issues. He's been shaved, bathed, had his teeth cleaned and his nails trimmed. KCHS believes he is a Lhasa Apso. 

Once Frosty has been neutered and is ready to meet the public, he will be available for adoption. Could you give him a loving home? You can find more information on the Kingman County Humane Society's website or call them at (316) 640-6188. 

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