July 26, 2013 5:54 PM

After seventh surgery, recovery continues for dog dragged on Interstate 55

Trooper, a pit bull puppy, was tied to a trailer hitch when a woman tried to return him to her ex-husband. He didn’t see the animal and drove off. Benetta Johnson of East St. Louis, Ill., was found guilty in April of misdemeanor animal abuse and sentenced to probation and community service.

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