Dog found in West Islip dumpster up for adoption

As News 12 has reported, the dog was found in a trash can in West Islip last month. (1/14/14)

WEST ISLIP - The small dog named "Miracle," who was left in a dumpster, is reportedly going up for adoption on the Island.

As News 12 has reported, the 1-year-old Lhasa Apso was thrown into the trash behind a gas station in West Islip last month.

An Islip Animal Shelter attendant, Michael Papini, is charged with dumping the dog.

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Miracle is now looking for a permanent home.

According to sources, the Islip Animal Shelter is now screening potential adopters. 

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