Disabled Dog Abandoned By Family Twice In Same Day

Story ByAna LacasaSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyCentral European News 

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This is the moment a disabled dog is abandoned on the street by a woman just hours before it is returned to the family and her husband reportedly dumped it a second time.

The poor pooch, reportedly called Tintin, which has one of its front legs missing with a disability on its other front leg, was filmed being cruelly dumped in the city of Sao Leopoldo in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.

Picture Credit: CEN/@andersonribeirooficial

The footage was shared on Facebook where it has been viewed 220,000 times and received thousands of comments.

In the clip, a white car is seen parking by the side of the road before the female driver opens the back door and two dogs jump out.

The woman is seen encouraging the dark dog to jump back onto the back seat before roughly pushing the disabled dog away.

The woman then drives off and the poor pooch appears to hobble after it.

Picture Credit: CEN

According to local media, the dog was abandoned twice in the same day after it was returned to the family and the woman’s husband then took it to another spot where he left it alone hours later.

The three-legged dog has since been rescued and is currently in the care of the local animal protection services, according to reports.

Local media said that over 30 people have offered to adopt the dog, which was born with its disabilities, after the video was posted on social media.

Meanwhile, the local authorities are reportedly investigating the animal’s abandonment.

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