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OAKLAND, N.J. - A disabled and dangerously overweight Chihuahua abandoned on the side of a highway in New Jersey in the spring has found a new home after months of medical care, exercise, and attention.

The dog, dubbed Stanley, was found inside a box on Route 80 in Paterson in March.

A story that started with heartbreak has officially ended in a happily ever for Stanley the 9-year-old Chihuahua.

In May, Stanley was found abandoned in a crate along Route 80 in bad shape. He was 22 pounds, over twice the weight of an average chihuahua, which caused his legs to buckle, leading to deformities that took away his ability to walk.

Paterson, N.J. – At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, an eyewitness saw someone throw a poodle out of a car near 927 Market St.—and PETA is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction on cruelty charges of the person(s) responsible.

An animal rights group is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who threw a dog out of a car window in Paterson over the weekend.

The poodle, named Bear, was found lying on Market Street by Paterson Animal Control and is being treated for life-threatening injuries at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus.

An emaciated poodle clung to life Tuesday as PETA offered a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever threw him from a car in Paterson.

PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A poodle named Bear is fighting for his life after being thrown out of a car in New Jersey.

Around 1:30 on Saturday afternoon, an eyewitness saw someone throw the dog out of a car near 927 Market Street in Paterson.

A poodle is fighting to survive in New Jersey after apparently being tossed from a car over the weekend.

The emaciated canine was discovered by animal control in Paterson Saturday afternoon, the Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge said in a press release Sunday.

The long-neglected dog, which has been named Bear, was discovered after a witness saw someone toss the animal from a vehicle near the intersection of Market St. and Park Ave. around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. When he was found his hair was severely matted and covered in dirt.

OAKLAND, N.J. — A small male poodle is fighting for his life after being thrown from a car in New Jersey.

The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge said the dog, named Bear, was found emaciated, his fur matted and lying "helplessly in the street after being discarded like trash."