Justice for Puppy Who Lost Leg in Alleged Abuse

Target: Stephen A. Zappala Jr., District Attorney for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Goal: Demand the maximum penalty for the man who allegedly broke a puppy’s leg, leading to the amputation of the leg.

A puppy’s leg had to be amputated after it was broken in an alleged act of abuse. A man allegedly kicked the puppy in the leg, breaking it beyond repair. Demand justice for this innocent puppy.

“He was whimpering, limping. His leg was dangling. He couldn’t walk very well,” stated Jess Horvatin, a local animal rescuer. The puppy’s owner’s boyfriend reportedly kicked the puppy in the leg in a fit of rage. The puppy had torn up the house, reportedly triggering the man’s anger.

The puppy was removed from the home, but veterinarians were unable to save his leg. Animal cruelty charges are pending in this case and the suspect has not been named. Sign below and demand that the suspect receive the maximum penalty by law if convicted.


Dear District Attorney Zappala,

A puppy suffered tremendously after he was allegedly kicked in the leg. Veterinarians had to amputate the leg due to the severity of the injury. We demand justice for this innocent dog.

Cell phone video showed the puppy wagging his tail, even though he was unable to walk due to severity of his injury. This trusting, defenseless animal did not deserve such horrific abuse, and the perpetrator must not go unpunished. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.


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  2. The abuser deserves to have his leg smashed with a sledgehammer and experience what he did to the dog.

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