EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA staff were searching for the owner of a Chihuahua puppy with dyed pink fur that was found in East Palo Alto last week.

The roughly 2-month-old female dog, which the staff has named “Candy,” was rescued by a good Samaritan who found her lying in the street with a broken leg around 5 p.m. on Jan. 13, according to shelter staff.

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No one has come forward as the pooch’s owner, and she was found without a collar or ID tags, and isn’t microchipped.

The dog suffered a hairline fracture to her right rear tibia and is receiving pain medication and resting at the PHS/SPCA facility in San Mateo until she recuperates.

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The owner is encouraged to pick up the dog at the shelter’s intake facility at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.

However, since it has been more than a week since the dog arrived, Candy is eligible to be adopted or taken into foster care, according to shelter staff.

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