This incident occurred in early March in the town of Itabira, Brazil.

A local woman, a cyclist, happened by and took this video. She left to inform the police and returned to try and find the little guy.  He was nowhere to be found.

Social Media to the Rescue – The Dog Being Dumped Went Viral

The video was posted on social media where it went viral, literally overnight. Within days, thousands had viewed it and commented on the cruelty. Of course, the little dog needed more than social commentary.  He needed action   It didn’t take long for one man to decide that he needed to more than just comment onlne.
The man, who asked not to be identify, went looking… and looking.  It took two long days, but eventually the rescuer and abandoned pooch connected.
In the following video, the star of the cruel video of a dog being dumped, a dog with no home is the start of another video.  In this video he can be seen happily covaorting with his new family.  A truly heart warming ending that started with a dog being dumped – an act of cruelty.
(Via DeFato Online)

The video included the message that the little pup is finally safe:

“So people, this here is the dog we rescued who created so much controversy here in Itabira. Moved by the story, we decided to go after him. Now he’s being taken care of at home, with food and everything he needs.”

(Via Stephen Messenger  Thedodo)

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