Emaciated dog found in Utica continues to recover, will make appearance at fundraising event


The boxer mix in Utica that was found extremely emaciated and with a shoelace tied around her neck is continuing to make a recovery and seems to be in good spirits.

The Stevens Swan Humane Society posted a video of Autumn on itâ??s Facebook page Tuesday.

They say she has gained over ten pounds since she arrived at the shelter nearly a month ago. When she arrived, Autumn weighed just 22 pounds.

Caretakers at the shelter say Autumn will be making her first public appearance at their â??Howl-ween Celebrationâ?? on Saturday, October 12 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

The event runs from noon to 3 p.m.