A recent discovery in a McCarran Airport bathroom is bringing to light the tragic ways domestic violence affects pets.
Concurring to NEWS3LV, a 3-month-old puppy was discovered relinquished in one of the Las Vegas air terminal’s restrooms throughout the end of the week. A transcribed note was deserted with the pup, which contained the staggering reason the minor Chihuahua was surrendered.
“Hi! I’m Chewy! My owner was in an abusive relationship and couldn’t afford me to get on the flight,” reads the heartbreaking confession. “She didn’t want to leave me with all her heart, but she has no other option. My ex-boyfriend kicked my dog when we were fighting and he has a big knot on his head. He probably needs a vet. I love Chewy sooo much – please love and take care of him.”
Chewy was found by a traveler shortly after his owner was forced to flee. The small pup was safely transported to a local dog rescue called Connor & Millie’s Dog Rescue.
The shelter is keeping Chewy’s rapidly growing fanbase updated on his journey through Facebook.
“There has been tremendous interest in little Chewy!!! We are compiling all the interest forms and will be going through them all. CMDR would like to say thank you for all the offers of a loving home,” the rescue wrote in a recent post. “However, there is but 1 Chewy and he can go but to 1 home. Please consider the hundreds if not thousands of ‘Chewys’ loaded with love that are desperately seeking homes in shelters which are at max capacity, rescues are full!”
The quantity of utilizations to embrace Chewy, a neighborhood news genius, are numerous to the point that the safe house has stopped any more applications, however is proceeding to support those inspired by Chewy to receive another delightful sanctuary pet, who is similarly as destitute as he seems to be.
While the note the Chihuahua was left with notices conceivable damage, Chewy seems, by all accounts, to be solid and cheerful.
Lamentably, the conditions that prompted him being left in an airplane terminal lavatory are not novel. Innumerable pet proprietors battle in injurious connections. When they do settle on the overcome choice to leave this harmful condition, these creature mates are regularly left scrambling to locate a home for their pets on the grounds that most asylums for mishandle casualties don’t permit creatures.
It is consequently that Staci Columbo Alonso started Noah’s Creature Protect, a full administration boarding office on the grounds of the biggest ladies and youngsters’ asylum in Nevada that holds and tends to the pets of mishandle casualties until the point when they are in a place where they can look after their creatures once more.
“The animal is equally a member [of] the family as anyone else and it’s vital that when you’re leaving a domestic violence situation that your pet can come with you,” Lori Nelson, a spokesperson for Noah’s Animal Rescue, told NEWS3LV.
Nelson and Connor & Millie’s Dog Rescue hope the impressive amount of outreach Chewy’s sad circumstances has garnered shows others that there are always options when it comes to keeping your pet in your life without putting yourself or them in danger.
“I know it’s hard when you’re in that situation to trust someone but there are good people out there – and if you’re in that situation and you need help to take your dog with you, try not to be too afraid to ask for help,” Darlene Blair of Connor & Millie’s Dog Rescue said.1 of 1