Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Pets
  3. Dogs

Dog who was tied and thrown from car has been put down

See also

According to Tuesday's Fox 10 News, a small dog who hurled from a van in the west valley region of Phoenix, Ariz., has been put down.

The Chihuahua was discovered by Jarvis Johnson, who saw something get tossed out of a moving vehicle.

Johnson described what he found after going to investigate:

I was trying to figure out what was going on at that time. I went around the corner, came over here, saw the dog tied up with the cord around his neck and the cord to his leg."

He added:

We sat out here for a while, hoping somebody would come back. Like almost like, hey, I'm sorry I did this, you know. I wanna make things right.. and no one ever came back,"

Nobody came to retrieve the discarded dog so Jarvis phoned the police, who came to transport the injured pup to an emergency veterinarian.

Unfortunately, the injuries to the dog were extensive; the impact had left the pup with fractures to his spine and pelvis and his legs were only partially functional.

According to the Arizona Humane Society, on Tuesday, the decision was made to euthanize the dog.

Police are hoping to find whoever is responsible for this cruel act - anyone with information is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

If you would like to continue receiving the latest animal related news, tips and advice, please click the "Subscribe" icon which is located near the top, left portion of this column. It is free and anonymous to sign up.

Follow the National Dog News Examiner on Facebook and Twitter!

I am human, if you see a typo, please let me know. Questions, comments or story ideas can be emailed to Eims1@live.com. Please note - due to the heavy volume of emails received, I am unable to respond to each and every request, but they are all appreciated!

Advertisement

Life

  • Derek Hough
    Derek Hough brings quadruple threat talent to 'DWTS' and beyond
    Today's Buzz
  • Hookah smoking
    Young adults believe hookah smoking pose no health threat
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Top outdoor activities
    Don't spend your summer indoors: Top outdoor activities to do with your significant other
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Baby shower idea for men
    A new twist on baby showers is throwing a Daddy Baby-Q
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Wedding special
    'Curvy Brides' offers a new look into every bride's pursuit for her picture perfect wedding gown
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Morbid obesity
    Health: Morbid obesity decreases life span by up to 16 years
    Camera
    7 Photos