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Young Pitbull Puppy Found Tied to Kennel in Southwest Lansing

Posted at 4:02 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 16:02:09-05

MASON, Mich. — Ingham County Animal Control investigators are reaching out to the public for more information regarding a young pitbull puppy that was found in Southwest Lansing. The 4-5 month old puppy is all white with some speckles on its nose. It is an unaltered male. He was found on the East side of Waverly Road across from Sheffield Boulevard. The kennel was close enough to the road that the dog was able to walk into Waverly Road. Lansing Police Department was contacted and officers removed the puppy from harm’s way and transported it to the Ingham County Animal Shelter in Mason. At this time the puppy is receiving care at the shelter and is not available for adoption.

If you have information regarding this puppy and its possible abandonment, please contact the Ingham County Animal Control dispatch line. Information can be given via phone anonymously to 517-676-8376, or via email to Or, complaints can be given directly to a dispatcher at 517-676-8370 ext 1. Animal abandonment is a serious offence and will be investigated by Ingham County Animal Control Officers.

For more information on other programs at Ingham County Animal Control, contact the shelter at 517-676-8370, visit the ICAC website at, or visit the shelter at 600 Buhl St. in Mason. Ingham County Animal Control is open M,T,Th,F,Sa 10:30-5pm and W 10:30-6pm. The shelter is closed on county observed holidays.

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