TETERBORO, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A deaf and blind dog who police say was left on the side of a road in New Jersey is now awaiting hospice care.
The 15-year-old Boston Terrier named Bruna was found last weekend after managing to walk to a Walmart in Teterboro.READ MORE: 3 Teens Charged In Manhattan Subway Attacks, Police Release Video Of New Suspect Believed To Be Group's Lookout
Investigators say Bruna’s owner left her along Industrial Avenue.
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Shelter officials say Bruna is in need of end of life care and will go home with a foster mom.
Robyn Urman, founder of Pet ResQ Inc., is helping Bruna in the meanwhile.
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Bruna’s owner, 59-year-old Tania Connelly, is charged with animal cruelty.