Cop Responds To Call About ‘Wounded Dog,’ but Ends Up Helping Lonely Coyote Pup Instead

© Massachusetts State Police Poor little guy.

A coyote pup found scared and alone in the road in Revere, Massachusetts, has a new chance at life thanks to a group of caring humans.

Massachusetts State Police troopers received a call about a “wounded dog in the road” on the night of May 5, according to a Facebook post from the department. But instead of a domestic canine, Trooper Carlo Mastromattei found a “frightened, solitary coyote pup.”

© Massachusetts State Police Carlo the coyote pup is doing much better now.

The pup’s mother was “nowhere in sight” and the animal was in immediate danger on the busy road. No wildlife or environmental officials were available to help, the post said, but Lisa Cutting, the owner of a local dog grooming and boarding business, sprang into action when Mastromattei called her.

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SOURCE: The Huffington Post, Hilary Hanson