Dog Who Died Outside in Deadly Heat Deserves Justice


Target: John S. Leonardo, U.S. District Attorney for Arizona

Goal: Punish those responsible for leaving a dog out on a hot patio to die.

A dog died after he was left on a patio in dangerously hot weather. With no access to shade or water, he slowly overheated. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

The one-year-old chocolate lab’s paws burned so badly that he could not walk, witnesses report. He also had no water available to him. Neighbors tried desperately to save the dying dog but were unable to intervene in time. Privacy laws prevented the police from breaking down the door and firefighters were unable to reach him in time.

This isn’t the first time that the owners have been accused of neglect. Neighbors claim that the dog was left on the patio all of the time and barked nonstop. Sign below and demand the maximum penalty for the owners, if convicted.


Dear District Attorney Leonardo,

A dog is dead, reportedly due to the outright neglect of his owners. The one-year-old chocolate lab died after being left on a hot patio with no shade or water. We demand the maximum sentence for those convicted in this case.

The dog’s paws burned so badly that he was unable to walk. With no shade to protect him from the sun and no water to cool him down, he slowly roasted to death. Neighbors, police, and firefighters tried their best to save him, but were unable to intervene in time.

This dog died because his owners neglected their responsibility to keep him safe. This is unacceptable. We demand that you charge the owners with felony animal cruelty and assign the maximum penalty, if convicted.


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  1. Bastards!!! Need and should receive the highest punishment!!

  2. Jenny Rae says:

    What a dreadful agonising death for this precious dog. Do the same to these disgusting POS or life without paraole.

  3. Winnie guy says:

    Omg!!! I’m fucking sick of dog abusers I’m losing my beloved pet to cancer and I’m grief strickened then those bastards leave their pet out in heat to perish is there any fucking justice in this world!!!!!!!!

  4. I am so tired of people who abuse dogs. Why the hell do people get dogs if they don’t want them. This needs to be a felony. Pure and simple neglect. I want this person locked up and the key thrown away. Just pisses me off that it was reported before and nothing done. This dog could of been spared. Shame, shame on this court!

  5. Cheryl Thompson says:

    This breaks my heart so much, make it to where these piece of shit owners NEVER own another animal again and sentence these evil monsters to the Maximum amount of time in jail!! RIP little angel of God, you are now free of the suffering you had to endure and are in the loving arms of Jesus Christ!!!

  6. Reportedly, the neighbors said also he had NEVER been out for a walk…..just stuck on the patio/ balcony of the apartment day in, day out, despite the increasing heat, and given NO water……

    CRUEL death for an innocent animal.

  7. Cheryl Page says:

    This is so inhumane, irresponsible, and negligent and the owner should be punished to the fullest extent of the law!! And if the law is not stiff enough then the lawmakers in this county need to carry stiffer laws!!! This is and should be unacceptable and punishable by law!!! If this is not handled correctly then it shows that this county should be held accountable as well!!!! This is wrong, wrong, wrong!!!!!!

  8. Kathie Jones says:

    This is Felony Animal Abuse! Owner/s must be punished. Psychopaths begin by hurting animals. Something must be done now! Owner/s should never be permitted to own any more animals!

  9. Diane Caldwell says:

    Only justice is for those people to suffer, as they forced that baby to!!!

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