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Chihuahua left for dead inside a tied up pillowcase finds a furever home

- Arizona, USA -

On February 5, the Phoenix Police Department received a report about an abandoned dog near the intersection of 39th Street and Earll Drive.

Two officers were dispatched to the scene and found a tied pillowcase with a puppy inside.

The pillowcase had been thrown over a fence into a vacant lot.

Bodycam footage of officers rescuing the furbaby was posted on the Phoenix Police’s Facebook page.

It shows an officer cutting a hole through the pillowcase while the puppy can be heard barking.

The pooch, a 1-year-old male Chihuahua, was really skinny so the officer put him in the patrol vehicle and gave him some treats.

The puppy, named Pickles, was taken to the Arizona Humane Society for proper treatment.

FOX 10 reports that Kelsey Dickerson, with the Arizona Humane Society said: “He was found dehydrated, constipated, lethargic, and he was given treatment in our Second Chance trauma hospital.”

Pickles was at the hospital for just over a month for recovery.

On March 3, Pickle was adopted and his new name is now Stitch.

I am eternally grateful to the person who called police instead of walking away from this precious soul.

As I always say, not reporting animal cruelty is the same as committing it!

If you have information about who callously abandoned Stitch, please, come forward and speak up for him!

You can call the Phoenix Police Department at (602) - 262 - 6151 or Silent Witness, if you wish to remain anonymous, at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377) or 1-800-TIPS (8477).

Spanish speakers can call 480-TESTIGO (480-837-8446). Thank you!

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Judy A Canon
Judy A Canon
Mar 07, 2022

Look at that face! What a bundle of love. Bless the citizen who reported & the two Arizona Police Officers who responded & saved Stitch‘s life & to his proud new family. Rock on little guy!


Frank Verdeaux
Frank Verdeaux
Mar 07, 2022

Ohh. He's so cute! Thank God for his rescue! Just unbelievable that this goes on. I hope his family treats him well like he deserves to be treated. Bless you, Stitch!

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