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June 7, 2012

Injured Dog Abandoned at our Doorstep

From the Amazon CARES Facebook page in Spanish


Translation: "Not a week goes by that we don't post on Facebook new examples of bad behavior, or instances of irresponsible cruelty to animals. Once again we had the sad surprise to find an animal lying at the curb of our clinic. The owner, or the person who picked it up, (depending on one's version), Miguel, a 4X4 truck driving businessman, did not bother to ring the doorbell, talk to the vet to see what ailed the dog or seek a solution. No, instead he waited until our clinic had closed to leave the animal at the door. Nice, right?"

Bruno Antoine, Director of Amazon Cares Peru obtained Miguel's phone number and tried to speak with him, in vain. In a move that would surely cause a lawsuit in the USA, Bruno actually posted Miguel's phone number on the Spanish Facebook Page! He told others that he had no success talking to Miguel, but if others wanted to let the man know that they found his conduct bad, they should not hesitate to call him!



Sadly, this abandoned dog has a severe spinal injury.  We are not optimistic about his prognosis. We continue our Humane Education programs to teach responsibility towards pets.  Sadly, it is the adults that are the hardest to reach.