A family in Flint, Michigan, is mourning the loss of their dog, who was beaten to death while chained in his backyard. Owner Randy Huyck tells WNEM News, “It hurts because we love the dog.”
Rocky, a German shepherd mix, was killed on a night when he was left outside on this chain the entire night. Something his family regrets. Huyck tells the news agency, “We’ve had him for 10 years and we have another one in the house and we don’t want them to go outside because we don’t want them to get hurt.”
Huyck’s family receives assistance from The Greater Flint Dog Outreach – the organization had been helping with Rocky for the past year. Stephanie Isaac, who runs the outreach program, posted images of Rocky after he was found and wrote an angry Facebook post to whoever is behind the cruel killing:
I hope the Flint police department finds you and I hope you pay with a life behind bars you scumbag. This dog suffered. It HID from you! You can tell by the crime scene you scumbag!!!!
On Thursday, the outreach agency posted photos of Rocky during happier times, writing:
This dog was a sweet dog that GFDO assisted with outreach. His name was Rocky. He loved everyone.
The cruel killing has been reported to the police and it is under investigation.
Rest in peace Rocky.
(Images via Facebook)
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