Today I have a big favor to ask each and every one of you. For anyone who knows me, knows that I have such a soft spot in my heart for animals. So when I hear stories about animals being mistreated, it absolutely breaks my heart. A few days ago, my boyfriend showed me this petition to save these two precious Australian Shepherds named Buck and Bill. They are two certified therapy service dogs in Florida that protect the livestock of a farm for their owner Karen. Earlier that week, there had been several burglaries, which had put these two dogs on higher alert, as they are Australian Shepherds and the are trained to protect the livestock. They had unfortunately got out of the house one day, and still on high alert, got startled by a kid riding his bike and one of the dogs bit the boy. The boy could not identify which dog bit him, and only a few days after was back to playing outside like nothing happened. Due to this incident, these two precious dogs who are 6 and 10 years old, were taken away from their owner, taken away from their home and forced to sleep on hard, cold concrete floors. They are not taken on walks, making them lay in their own feces. The workers spray chemicals to clean the cells while these dogs are still inside of them, which has lead to massive burns on these poor dog’s faces and bodies. They have tumors and wounds all over their bodies, and no one is doing anything to treat them. The physical and mental abuse that these two poor dogs are being put through is just wrong. They are on death row, each and every day they are deteriorating. Their owner Karen is no longer permitted on the grounds to see them and to make sure that they are given at least some love and care. They are currently at Animal Care and Control of Manatee County, FL.
What is being done to these precious souls is just so wrong and so unnecessary. The physical and mental abuse that they have to endure is breaking my heart. They don’t understand why they are being so mistreated and why their owner is not there to save them. They don’t understand why they are hurting. Something needs to be done. So I beg of you, please read their story and sign the petition. Please spread the word and join the fight to save these sweet dog’s lives, as they have saved so many lives themselves. Help make a difference. Join the facebook page and sign the petition. These dogs do not deserve to die.