According to the Brandywine Valley chapter of Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BVSPCA), the animals were reportedly living in deplorable conditions.
The woman admitted to police "that she intentionally and knowingly had placed her elastic hair tie around the dog's snout for a period of 48 hours in hopes to keep the dog quiet from excessive whining," a probable cause statement said.
The two workers say the 6-month-old pit bull mix was likely still inside her crate when she was thrown into the dumpster.
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The critically endangered Burmese Star Tortoises have been safely reported to a Myanmar sanctuary.