They thought it was a dog, but when Animal Control responded they determined it was actually a young goat.
While the find was out of the ordinary, animal control does not believe there was anything criminal to investigate.
"We just removed the goat there was no apparent injuries to it and so we disposed of the animal," said Holly Bowie, St. Joseph Animal Shelter.
The animal shelter says there did not appear to be any signs of animal cruelty.
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