A California family claims that their small dog was fatally injured after being crushed by a large package that a FedEx delivery driver allegedly threw into their yard. According to multiple sources, Mitchell Galin and Keiko Napier’s Yorkie, Cooper, was badly injured when a FedEx driver hurled a big box over the fence into their yard in Venice.
The couple claims that they found their 4-pound dog in a “puddle of blood” beneath the heavy box. Cooper was rushed to a veterinarian and crushing injuries to her lungs and liver were found. The difficult decision was made to have Cooper humanely euthanized. Galin tells 14 News, “It’s painful to watch your dog in pain.”
In a statement FedEx indicates that the incident is being investigated:
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of the pet involved in this incident. We take this matter very seriously and are working directly with those involved to determine the circumstances behind this event,”
Cooper’s owners hope that a policy will be put into place to stop drivers from throwing packages altogether.
(Screenshot of Cooper via 14 News)
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