“WTF…Yes you read the title right! Why in hells name would you take the time to drop a dog off at a pound, but first try to suffocate it with plastic bags??presumably so that it would be dead;by the time the box was opened???? I am literally gobsmacked & sickened by this despicable cold-hearted, callous, cruel & cowardly act!! Did the bxxxxxds think if they dropped it off, they would get away with it;by saying that’s how they found the dog?? wouldn’t surprise me!!  They are sick in the head & danger to other animals, anyone who can place a plastic bag over the head of a living  breathing being; is a danger to society in general, they are psycho’s.”

“They MUST be forced to suffer the consequences of their actions! Nothing less than a long jail sentence, a fine, & banned from ever owning animals for life!! I wish they could experience how it feels to be forced to go without oxygen, food, water & be covered in sores & ulcers; for the same amount of time poor Champ suffered!!”

“Thank God the desk clerk checked the parcel; she could have just placed it in a corner to open at a later time! Had she done so, the poor dog would surely have died from lack of oxygen! Kudos to the desk clerk, the people who caught up with the cowardly owners that did this & also S.A.F.E. Animal Rescuefor willing to care for the poor dog, now named Champ. Please keep him in your prayers & while you’re at it, pray those that did this; get the punishment they deserve…evil sick MF’s!”

It’s beyond belief realizing that a pair of cowardly culprits dropped off their malnourished, severely neglected dog at the Los Angeles West Valley Animal Shelter a few days ago wrapped in a sealed plastic bag and left him on the clerk’s counter before just walking off.

Champ was found wrapped in two sealed plastic bags and left on the counter of an animal shelter. His story of apparent neglect is heartbreaking. Photo credit: S.A.F.E. Animal Rescue

 Thinking the package was a routine delivery, the clerk was shocked when she opened it and discovered a blue, blooded dog who wasn’t moving. One plastic bag was sealed over the dog’s head, and another plastic bag was tied around his neck.

The clerk immediately rushed the dog to the clinic where the veterinarian staff was able to revive the defenseless little guy who was severely matted and hardly able to move

Malnourished and covered with skin ulcers, this five year old mixed breed terrier is now receiving lots of tender, loving care. Credit: S.A.F.E. Animal Rescue/Facebook

His body was covered with open wounds and ulcers as the staff shaved him down. The tiny starved dog weighed only seven pounds; he should have weighed twice that amount. He has been named Chamsky, but more informally he is now called Champ.
S.A.F.E. Animal Rescue is caring for Champ who has now been placed in foster care after his initial veterinarian evaluation. Malnutrition and having been deprived of oxygen play a major part in his medical issues, but Champ is getting medicated baths, and several medications for his skin ulcers and infections.
Champ’s slow recovery can be followed on Facebook by clicking here.

Malnourished and covered with skin ulcers, this five year old mixed breed terrier is now receiving lots of tender, loving care. Credit: S.A.F.E. Animal Rescue/Facebook

The shelter staff were able to catch the animal abusers in the parking lot of West Valley Animal Shelter, and they are being charged with animal cruelty. Champ will be evidence of their abuse in court one day.
If you would like to help with Champ’s long, anticipated recovery, S.A.F.E. Animal Rescue’s paypal address is SAFEanimalrescue@yahoo.com. Their mailing address is: SAFE Animal Rescue, 2060D Ave. De Los Arboles, No. 193, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 or through SAFEanimalrescue.com/donations