Dog Dragged Behind Truck

Dog Dragged Behind Truck

There are 19 comments on the FirstCoastNews story from May 3, 2008, titled Dog Dragged Behind Truck. In it, FirstCoastNews reports that:

An Texas dog owner is facing animal cruelty charges after witnesses said he dragged the animal behind a pickup truck.

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Pompano Beach, FL

#1 May 3, 2008
If he is charged with animal cruelty the chances of him getting Charlie back are virtually non-existant. Ive had occasion to remind people the dangers of attaching a leash or chain to bumpers while they are picnicking...Ive heard more than one sad tale of people forgetting that their companion animal was attached to the vehicle and driving off...only to discover the tragedy after the damage has been done. The story doesnt indicate that was the situation here...especially since he apparently tried to lie his way out of it...what a pos...

“Just tryin' to keep it real!”

Since: Mar 08

Minneapolis, MN

#2 May 3, 2008
The article says that the owner claims to have been HOLDING the leash while driving. If this is so, then he really doesn't have any excuse to have been dragging Charlie because he would have been able to see Charlie next to the truck. Sounds like to me that he doesn't need Charlie back anyway.

Crewe, VA

#3 May 3, 2008
Hey I can top that. The town that I live in the TOP COP left his K9 Officer in the police cruiser from 7am antil around 5pm only to discover the dog dead. He calls 911, and resports that the dog is dead. Said he was in the kennel not the car.Investigation later proved that the dog was killed an the car as a result of temps exceeding 140 degrees inside the car. You would think that they would have fired the stupid cop but was choosen as COP OF THE YEAR. And is still a cop today! We've contacted several agencies but no one cares. Any ideas?

Orange Park, FL

#4 May 3, 2008
they should drag him behind the truck but dont treat the wounds let infection set in and let the doggie piss on him

Decatur, GA

#6 May 3, 2008
heres a picture of the dastardly fellow.

I sho hope he gets used to looking like that.

Saint Petersburg, FL

#7 May 3, 2008
The owner seems to be very "limited" in the video. Sick trailer trash.

Jacksonville, FL

#8 May 4, 2008
i agree with beck, they should drag him behind the truck. but put him in a 6 foot hole afterward.

Buffalo, TX

#9 May 4, 2008
you know i did this to my first wife,but i found out later that divorce was faster and cheap.those med. payments were high cost.

“you're not the boss of me!”

Since: Jan 08

the road less traveled.....

#10 May 4, 2008
Tne poor dog, this is really mean. Dogs are so loving, would take a special kind of creep to do something like this.
Average Richard Cranium

Saint Simons Island, GA

#11 May 4, 2008
Isnt this where they dragged a Black man behind the truck, until he died,At least the dog will live

Callahan, FL

#12 May 4, 2008
Didn't Chevy Chase do the same thing in Vacation?

Dallas, TX

#13 May 4, 2008
I hope someone adopts and takes care of this poor dog with the care and love that it needs. Drag the man! Good riddance!

“you're not the boss of me!”

Since: Jan 08

the road less traveled.....

#14 May 4, 2008
rednex wrote:
Didn't Chevy Chase do the same thing in Vacation?
You know I never thought that movie was very funny. I know it's just me because a lot of people love it, but I saw it right after I lost my dad to cancer (he was only 53) and when they tied the grandma's body to the top of the car, I just didn't find it funny.

Did you see the picture of this dog with his little paws all bandaged up? So pitiful.


Since: Feb 08


#15 May 4, 2008
that just ain't right! Wish I could adopt that dog ... as for the perp ... you don't want me to go there!

Peace ~ FC
Sally - Oregon

Gadsden, AL

#16 May 5, 2008
That man needs to go to jail!!!!!!

Saint Augustine, FL

#17 May 5, 2008
this piece of *** doesn't deserve to have a pet.


Since: Feb 08


#18 May 5, 2008
maybe this will help lessen the hurt we feel for this doggy ... ENJOY!

Saint Petersburg, FL

#19 May 6, 2008
Flower-Child wrote:
maybe this will help lessen the hurt we feel for this doggy ... ENJOY!
That video was spectacular! Thanks for posting!

Gainesville, FL

#20 May 6, 2008
Oh, he must be dragged!!! I wanna do it!!!

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