Surveillance cameras captured a woman who abandoned a small dog outside of an animal shelter in Salem, Massachusetts, in the midst of bitterly cold weather. The woman, wearing camouflaged clothing, opted to leave the little, black dog outside in the cold, rather than taking her inside to a staff member.
On Tuesday, the Northeast Animal Shelter posted photos of the dog, and the woman, along with a post directed at the person responsible for abandoning the dog in the cold:
Whoever you are that left your dog tied to an outside bench at our shelter this morning – she was discovered 45 min later after being outside in 7 degree weather.
And admonishing words for the poor decision:
Maybe we’ll never know the name she has always known, what she has been through, or why you didn’t go to another door at our building to talk to someone instead of just leaving her tied up but she gobbled up a warm meal and is wrapped in blankets and getting warm. She’ll be safe with us until she finds a new home with someone who will love her forever.
Individuals who need to surrender their pet need to ensure that the animal is safely in the custody of the shelter before walking away – especially when it is freezing outside.
(Images via Facebook)
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