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A middle-aged Chihuahua, who has since been named Stanley, was found on the side of Route 80 by animal control on April 29, said Megan Brinster, executive director of Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge. Stanley was with animal control for about a week before the animal refuge was able to take him in.

OAKLAND, New Jersey -- A disabled and overweight Chihuahua is on the road to recovery after he was rescued from a crate on the side of a highway.

Stanley was found locked in the crate on the side of the highway with cars speeding by.

His rescuers at the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge say he was frozen from fear when he was discovered on the side of the road.

Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge (RBARI) were called to help Olive and with Jersey Pits Rescue, they saved her and are trying to help her recover. She had to be rushed to the hospital because she suffered head trauma from the horrible accident. Her eyes were swollen and she was limping, but RBARI shared on Facebook that through it all, her tail was still wagging and she was incredibly sweet to the rescuers.

The puppy, named Olive, was struck on Saturday night and suffered skull fractures around her sinuses, the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge said in a statement.

More than 130 animals were seized from an illegal puppy mill run from a Scotch Plains home that authorities said was in deplorable condition.

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — More than 130 dogs and cats were rescued from an illegal puppy mill being run out of a home in Scotch Plains, authorities said.