After being left for dead on the side of the road, Vinny the pit bull is now recovering at South Suburban Humane Society’s Chicago Heights shelter.

Vinny the pitbull, who was discovered in a plastic trash bag in Willow Springs, is now recovering at the South Suburban Humane Society. (Provided photo)

According to a press release, Cook County Animal and Rabies Control discovered the cold and dehydrated dog on Monday, in a double-bagged trash bag along the side of 87th Street in Willow Springs.

“Thankfully, he went to a veterinary hospital first where . . .

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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