Dog tossed from car up for adoption
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COOPER CITY, Fla. (WSVN) -- An 8-month-old puppy will soon be up for adoption after he was tossed out of a moving car.
Last Tuesday, a woman was headed to work and traveling on US 27 in Broward, when she saw a small Shih Tzu named Cooper fly out of a car window. "The car in front of her was also traveling about 60 miles an hour," said Kelly Lecain of Pets in Distress. "She saw them open the window, and out came Cooper. She said they catapulted him out of the window. He spiraled like a football, and he landed in the median, which was a grassy area."
The woman pulled over, and discovered that Cooper was covered in fleas and had matted hair. The canine also had a broken tooth.
The woman rushed Cooper to the vet. "Then, she called Pets in Distress to see if we had room for him," Lecain said, "and we took him in, and of course we had him vetted as well and had him neutered. He was neutered on Friday, and now, he's just a happy guy looking for his forever-loving home."
Although Cooper's story may be shocking to many people, Lecain says it is actually all too common. "It happens more often than you would even believe. We have about 40 adoptable dogs, of which every one has a story, and a story just like Cooper's," she said. "These guys, they have no voice. They're innocent."
There us still no word on the person who tossed Cooper out of the window. If you are interested in adopting Cooper or any of the other dogs at Pets in Distress dogs up for adoption, visit www.petsindistress.org.
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