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Stray dog's leg amputated after shooting

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio have are looking for a man suspected of shooting a German shepherd whose front leg had to be amputated.

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In this March 31, 2014 photo, veterinarian Brooke West sits with June, a German shepherd, at West Toledo Animal Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. June, a stray, was found last week with a bullet wound in her, and the leg was amputated on Friday. (AP Photo/The Blade, Katie Rausch)

The stray dog was found last week in a Toledo neighborhood with a bullet wound in her leg. The dog's leg had to be amputated on Friday.

Police are searching for a 25-year-old man they believe is responsible for shooting the dog.

The Blade ( ) newspaper in Toledo reports that an animal-rescue group is now caring for the dog. They say they've already heard from people who want to adopt her.

A veterinarian who operated on the dog says she should be able to get along fine and that she is already up and moving.

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