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Two emaciated dogs found abandoned in backyard of Missouri City home

Precinct 1 deputies believe the owner moved out of the home and left the dogs there with no food or water.
Credit: Precinct 1
Dogs abandoned at Missouri City home

MISSOURI CITY, Texas — Two emaciated dogs were found abandoned in the backyard of a Missouri City home Sunday morning.

Precinct 1 deputies believe the homeowner moved out of the home in the 12800 block of Vitry Lane and left the dogs there with no food or water.

Deputies said you can see the dog’s ribs and spinal structure through their skin coats.

Investigators are looking for the dog's owner. The animals are now in the care of Houston SPCA.

A custody hearing has been set for May 31.

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