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Update on puppy who was featured in cruel abuse video on Facebook

Saint Louis County Animal Care and Control

On Thursday, two juveniles in St. Louis County, Mo., were arrested after uploading a video to Facebook which showed a pit bull puppy being treated cruelly and today, there comes word of the young dog's condition.

On Friday, the Saint Louis County Animal Care and Control posted the following update about the pup, who has been dubbed "Honor:"

Honor would like to say good morning and thank you to everyone that gave her a voice. She is doing great and still getting lots of love and attention. Honor would also like to thank Jamie Buehrle for giving her such an amazing new name and being so vigilant in her efforts to ensure her safety.

The animal control agency also stated:

The puppy is doing really well so far. She has been cleared by our vet team and does not have any breaks or major damage to her body. She is giving kisses and finding loving laps to snuggle into. We will continue to keep you posted on her status.

The boys, reported to be students at the Riverview Gardens School District, were arrested and taken to the St. Louis County Juvenile Justice Center.

The authorities were made aware of the situation after the video showing the cruelty was uploaded to a Facebook page under the name Coates Keshawn.

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