ALBANY — A local family is grieving after their dogs were killed, and state police say they are investigating to find out who may be responsible.
The dog’s names were Tyler and Casper and belonged to a family in Albany.
On Tuesday, August 13, the animals went missing from the family home sometime between 6:00 and 11:00 p.m.
Police say on August 17, two deceased dogs matching those belonging to the victim were found near Town Hill Road near the intersection of Manley Road in the town of Wolcott.
A fisherman and his son found them thrown over a guardrail at the road.
Tyler had been a pet for almost 12 years, and the family had owned Casper for just over 3 years.
Police say both dogs were healthy and did not suffer from medical ailments at the time they were last seen.
Anyone with information in regards to the incident is asked to contact the Vermont State Police Derby Barracks at 802-334-8881.
You can also contact “Justice for Tyler and Casper” at (802) 673-2466, and visit their facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Justice-for-Tyler-and-Casper-111991490162562/Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.