Abandoned puppy found in box

Horribly wounded puppy abandoned in box left out in the cold

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A horribly wounded puppy, with a fractured skull, was abandoned in a box which had been left out in the cold. According to Thursday’s ABC 7 News, the Chihuahua puppy was discovered on Tuesday by a man who was on the Old Oregon Trail in Redding, California.

Jeremy Gasser, the man who discovered the injured and whimpering eight-week-old Chihuahua puppy, told ABC 7, “I thought I was hearing things, and I said no not today. And I [saw] a pamper box sitting over here. Went over and there she was just laying on the blanket cold.”

The puppy was transported to an area humane society for care – there, the extent of the devastating injuries was determined. Captain Lee Anne Smith, with Haven Humane Society commented on the distressed pup with the smashed skull (who was actually determined to be a male),

“Wouldn’t even register on our thermometer so we decided the best option at that point was to go ahead and put him down for his health,”

Gasser is upset that someone abused and abandoned the puppy – he expressed his disgust to ABC 7, “I still cry. Cause someone sits there and does that to a dog. You know that dog could have been with a family, could have been with kids playing but now they had to put her down because some fool abused her.”

Last weekend, another injured and abandoned puppy was discovered in Arizona – read more here.

(Image Screenshot via ABC 7 News)

11 replies
  1. Bunny Peters says:

    SMH: how could someone be so cruel?????

    RIP little angel…… only 8 weeks old, never had a chance….. beyond wrong……

    Hope that karma gets the pos who did this…..

  2. Angela Corso says:

    What’s up with Arizona. Reading these horrible stories about abused dogs makes me believe that Arizona needs to rethink their laws on punishing animal abusers!!

  3. Edward says:

    It’s not a person it’s a piece of s*** to Dirtbag scumbag low-life mother f***** I’ll probably get you and grab you by the balls and lick some off you f****** piece of s*** the f****** world of ours waste of sperm in this f***** up world we live in rest in peace puppy

  4. pennysdachshund says:

    Sick and very disturbed individual’s inhabit the State of California… to do this type of damage to a little creature like this is nothing short of PURE EVIL!!! I hope the individual meets the same fate down the LONG ROAD OF LIFE!!!! YOU DESERVE TO DIE IN SUFFERING < PAIN< AND ALONE !!!

  5. Darla says:

    I hope there’s more to it than putting him down just because his temperature wouldn’t register on a thermometer. There have been MANY dogs saved with hot water bottles, blankets, heaters, etc. Maybe it was the extent of injuries from the smashed skull. I hope they find the POS who abused the poor dog.

  6. Barkley's Mom says:

    How does a puppy get a “smashed skull”? And then some POS just left him in a box, in the cold to die. How I hate that people treat these pups like this, What is wrong with humanity, there are so many stories like this anymore, has no one a heart anymore?

  7. Catherine Staffy says:

    I nearly had a heart attack reading this horrific cruelty to the poor unfortunate dog. Bless Mr Gasser who found her. R.i.p little one.


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