When a malnourished dog dragging a metal chain suddenly emerged from the woods and walked into traffic on Monday evening, a woman driving by pulled over, picked the dog up and brought him home.
The Shelton resident called police and told them she had found a dog on Booth Hill Road that appeared to be scared and thin.
The officer transported the dog to a veterinary emergency center for examination. He is now being card for at the Shelton Animal Shelter.
Animal Control is investigating, and asking anyone with any information about the case to call them at 203-924-2501.