Target: Bill Montgomery, Maricopa County Attorney
Goal: Seek the maximum possible penalty for man who allegedly beat his puppy with a metal rod.
A golden retriever puppy was badly injured after reportedly being put in a cage and beaten with a metal rod. The puppy sustained skull fractures, a broken canine tooth, swelling of both eyes, as well as multiple abrasions and lacerations on his shoulder and head.
A neighbor living in the same apartment complex as the dog reported hearing sounds of a dog crying for months. When she tracked the source, she says she witnessed the dog’s owner, 21-year-old Shundong Hu, strike the puppy repeatedly with the rod while it was in the cage. Authorities also found two cats inside the apartment, both with abrasions. The cats are being examined at an animal hospital.
It appears that this man is extremely dangerous, especially to small animals. If this person isn’t punished appropriately for such allegedly heinous violence towards innocent animals, then there’s a high possibility that more animals, or even people, will become victims. Please add your name to the petition below demanding that this puppy be given justice and the owner penalized to the fullest extent and banned from owning animals.
Dear Mr. Montgomery,
A puppy was reportedly beaten with a metal rod while in a cage, according to a witness who’d been hearing the puppy cry for months. The puppy suffered severe injuries, including skull fractures and a broken canine tooth. Authorities also found cats with lacerations in the man’s apartment, and they’re currently being examined.
This appears to be a disgusting case on ongoing, relentless cruelty to an innocent animal. We’re calling on you to be the voice that these innocent animals don’t have. Please seek the maximum possible penalty and a permanent ban from owning animals, if the owner is guilty.
[Your Name Here]
Photo credit: Marcos Leal