WOODLAWN, Tenn. (WKRN) – Authorities are searching for the person who abandoned five puppies alongside a Clarksville road.
The puppies were discovered running in the road near the Floyd Circle and Lewis Atkins Road intersection Wednesday, Clarksville Now reported.
A woman who was out running discovered four of the pit bull mix puppies and took them home with her.
A fifth puppy was discovered dead in a crate the next day.
Authorities said all of the dogs were emaciated.
The person responsible could be charged with aggravated animal cruelty, a Class E felony.