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Starved Dog Dies in Arms of Rescuer

Animals  (tags: animal rescuer, sadness, anger, dog, starved, emanicated, abused, died, investigation )

- 3747 days ago -
STARVED and weak, a dog with bits of green plastic in its gut died in the arms of an animal welfare officer. The mastiff became nothing more than a bag of bones when it was shut up for days in a car boot. The dog was forced to take nourishment from an

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Hanna U (53)
Saturday February 16, 2008, 12:30 pm
This is the saddest thing I've seen today. What a terrible way to die. The poor dog! Who are the owners and have they been arrested?! I am outraged!!!

Susie V Kaufman (99)
Saturday February 16, 2008, 7:36 pm
I do so fervently hope that the person or persons responsible for this are punished to the full extent of the law. I also hope that people will spread the word because, only when we let EVERYONE know of such atrocities, can we hope to make changes in animal welfare. WE are the ones who must speak for our voiceless friends.

Jaclin S (230)
Saturday February 16, 2008, 9:51 pm
I still cannot understand how anyone can do such cruel things to a poor animal - I am shocked and sadden by the state of this poor dog it is abismal treatment!!!

Marcy M (97)
Sunday February 17, 2008, 11:36 am
I can't say anything that's already been stated...this is just heartbreaking and could have been prevented. The owners must take responsibility and be punished.

RC deWinter (418)
Sunday February 17, 2008, 1:04 pm sad...

Lisa Fiddes (14)
Sunday February 17, 2008, 2:54 pm
why why why, im heartbroken to see this...

Laura H (964)
Sunday February 17, 2008, 3:39 pm
That poor baby!! I truly hope there is karma. This breaks my heart...I hope who ever did this is locked up FOREVER so they can NEVER hurt an animal EVER again! ENOUGH already!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Patricia N (41)
Thursday July 31, 2008, 10:44 am
They should build a special island away from everyone & put people who abuse & kill animals on it, leave them there & let them fend for themselves, then they can abuse & kill each other.
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