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Reward offered in Iowa dog starvation case

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A reward of more than a thousand dollars was offered for information that leads to whomever dumped a dog that appears to have starved to death.

The body of young dead dog, believed to be a Great Dane, was found inside a crate just after 8 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013.   The dog was covered in feces and urine.

Waterloo Animal Control workers believed the animal had been dumped sometime Friday night or Saturday in the 2700 block of Independence Avenue in Waterloo.

Agape Fosters, a non-profit pet rescue in Reinbeck, Iowa, was collecting money online to support the reward fund.  The reward started at $1,000 and was reportedly up to $1,200 by Monday, February 18.