Dog Allegedly Found With Leash Embedded in His Neck Deserves Justice

Target: William J. Fitzpatrick, District Attorney for Onondaga County, New York

Goal: Demand that the woman who allegedly forced her dog to wear a tight leash for so long that it became embedded into his neck receive the maximum penalty by law.

A dog suffered when he was allegedly forced to wear a tight leash around his neck for a dangerously long time. The leash reportedly became embedded in the dog’s neck and he developed an infected wound. Demand justice for this poor dog.

Animal cruelty investigators rescued the 1-year-old pit bull after he ran out in front of a Department of Environmental Conservation vehicle. Per investigators, the dog had a leash tightly wrapped around his neck and was not wearing a collar. It seems that the leash must have been in place for a long time as it had apparently become embedded into the dog’s neck, creating a large infected wound.

The Central New York SPCA took the dog into their custody and he is healing well. The dog’s owner, Maria DePalma, was located and charged with multiple animal cruelty charges, including failure to provide veterinary care. Sign below and demand that DePalma receive the maximum penalty by law, if convicted.


Dear District Attorney Fitzpatrick,

A dog was allegedly forced to wear a tight leash for so long that it became embedded into his neck. He reportedly developed an infected wound due to a lack of veterinary care. We demand justice for this poor dog.

Investigators charged the dog’s owner, Maria DePalma, with animal cruelty after she allegedly forced the 1-year-old pit bull to wear a leash around his neck for a dangerously long time. The leash was reportedly wrapped tightly around the dog’s neck and worked as a makeshift collar. Per investigators, the leash became embedded into the dog’s skin and created a painful infected wound that went untreated. The dog is no longer in DePalma’s custody and is recovering with the help of the Central New York SPCA.

This horrific abuse must be punished. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.


[Your Name Here]

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  1. She’s not stupid, she’s a mean son of a bitch who should be stoned!!!!!

  2. Patricia Dumais says:

    Interesting that so many pitbulls are mistreated by their owners. And we say the breed is violent?

  3. Too bad we can’t embed a collar in her neck and let her feel the pain that this dog must have felt! People who mistreat animals shoul not be allowed to own them!

  4. Lisa Allred Lisa Zarafonetis says:

    Signed & shared❗️😠

  5. Kill this bastard slow tighten one around his neck leave them to rot in hell. Justice now

  6. Tuer tous ces enfants de pute!! Ils ne servent à rien sur cette planète!

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