'Miracle' dog adopted after being left in dumpster at West Islip gas station

The dog, renamed

The dog, renamed "Miracle," was nursed back to health at the Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center. (February 13, 2014 7:27 PM)

After being left for dead, one lucky dog has a new owner and a new home.

Surveillance cameras captured a man dropping a large plastic bag into a dumpster at a West Islip gas station on Christmas Eve.

The dog who was in that plastic bag ate her way through a plastic container and the garbage bag. She was discovered barely alive by a homeless man.

The dog, renamed "Miracle," was...

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