UPDATE: Veterinary hospital adds $1K to reward in Sullivan Co. animal cruelty investigation | WJHL

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL)- A veterinary clinic caring for the pet at the heart of an animal cruelty investigation has extra to a reward fund as authorities proceed to lookup for the suspects included.

According to authorities in Sullivan County, the pet dog was dragged powering what seems to be a white four-doorway sedan in the parking good deal of Gospel Mission Church alongside Lone Star Road in Kingsport.

The release states movie was captured by surveillance cameras at the church on January 28.

After authorities declared they were being searching for suspects included, neighborhood community users and enterprises made a reward fund in hopes of finding the people liable.

Sunday evening, Andes-Straley Veterinary Healthcare facility announced they had been including $1,000 to the reward fund.

The pet dog is a black German Shepherd blend named “Church” and is now underneath the care of Andes-Straley in Kingsport.

An update posted on their social media web page February 6 browse in element, “We want to thank every person for the outpouring of really like and support necessary for the continued treatment for this sweet boy.”

When we spoke to Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy last week, he stated the suspects will be charged with aggravated animal cruelty charge, a Class E felony.

Any one with info is asked to call the sheriff’s place of work at 423-279-7330.