Pig Found in Pool, Harassed by Dogs, Hospitalized: Police

Authorities say a pig found in a swimming pool at a home in Broward County, bleeding, while being harassed by two pit bulls has undergone emergency surgery.

The Miami Herald reports Pembroke Pines police say the pig and the pit bulls got loose outside the home Friday evening. Police say they are now investigating whether to file criminal charges against an unidentified homeowner who owns all three animals.

Police and Broward County Animal Control found the injured pig in the backyard pool, with the pit bulls nearby.

Police say the pig was rushed to an animal hospital. Dr. Ira Zaslow of Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists says the pig is expected to make a full recovery.

Police say the two pit bulls were taken into custody by animal control.

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