Michigan State Police troopers rescue puppy found in abandoned vehicle along I-75

Troopers looking for person who left the vehicle on freeway

Michigan State Police rescue puppy left in freezing car in Detroit
Michigan State Police rescue puppy left in freezing car in Detroit

DETROITMichigan State Police troopers were on patrol on Interstate 75 near Davison early Thursday morning when they spotted a vehicle sitting on the shoulder.

Approaching the vehicle, they heard movement then a bark before finding a puppy inside.

The puppy, who MSP said is named “Davis,” is being cared for at Detroit Animal Care and Control. Troopers found the vehicle, which was found at about 4 a.m., with its windows down.

“We are currently looking to see who left the vehicle on the freeway. This is an issue when we find vehicles on the freeway. Often the last person the vehicle is registered to is not the one that left it. We did impound the vehicle,” read a tweet from MSP.

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DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.