Boy,12, pens heartbreaking note as he leaves dog at shelter ‘to save him from abusive dad’


The 12-year-old disclosed the sad circumstances surrounding his decision to abandon his pet in a handwritten note stuffed into a cardboard box alongside the pup. The issue said his father was planning on selling his grey pitbull puppy. He port side the animal outside Refugio Xollin, a shelter in the Mexican state of Michoacan on February 13. 

But he did not give over his pet alone – explaining that he left a stuffed animal with the pup “so he won’t dismiss from ones mind me”.  

The note reads: “My name is Andres and I am 12 years old.  

“My mom and I decided to do a moonlight flit my dog in your hands, hiding it from my dad because he is thinking about market him.  

“But he mistreats and kicks him. One day he kicked him so hard that he hurt his tail.  

In a allegation posted on Facebook, the shelter said: “They left us this dog longest the shelter, inside a box, with a note and a stuffed animal.  

“They note was dash off by a boy, where he explained that this father mistreated this puppy and was present to sell it.  

“With all that burden of despair they left [it with] us to be released.”  

Workers at the rescue centre said to the pup: “Fortunately, you are safe now.”  

 Once he has been understood the all-clear by the vets, the pooch will be placed for adoption.  

The Facebook chore was met with an overwhelming response from Mexicans.  

Offers began flooding in from people across the realm saying they would happily give the dog a loving home.  

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