Dog Buried Alive, Rescued Just In Time [Graphic Content]

Dog Buried Alive, Rescued Just In Time [Graphic Content]

Sometimes you hear something so horrifying that your brain literally refuses to process it. This is one of those times. The images you are going to see, and the story you are about to hear,

are not for the faint of heart.WARNING: Graphic Content

On August 2nd, Pedro Dinis was

taking his dog out for a walk

just like any other day. However, a chance discovery quickly made this walk one he will not soon forget. Off the side of the path, Pedro noticed something that made his heart sink -

an old dog that was buried alive



Getting to the burial site right in the nick of time, Pedro lept down to the would-be grave and started sweeping away the debris and rocks that were covering her. Even Pedroโ€™s dog came down to

help stir the languid canine



It was then that they made part two of their disturbing discovery - the dog that was buried alive

was also tied down



This grotesque detail adds an extra layer to this unforgivable act. Not only was the person responsible ensuring that sheย couldnโ€™t escape, but byย tying herย down it proves that this was not the act of a distressed pet parent who mistook their pet for dead. Whoever did this knew full well that they were

interring a living creature.

After a lot of coaxing and patience, the near dead dog was finally removed from her early grave and

taken to a veterinary hospital



There she was treated for


and shock, and appears now to be on the road to making a full recovery.

'Athena' looking much healthier

Knowing that the dog is going to be alright, the next question is obviously โ€œwhat about the monster who did this?โ€ And while this type of crime normally goes unsolved, there was a piece of evidence on the dog that lead the police back to the dogโ€™s owner. The owner claimed that the dogย had run away earlier, but considering herย advanced age and


, the police found this highly unlikely and charged the owner with animal cruelty.If found guilty of the heinous crimes being leveled against him, the owner could end up doing two years in prison, as well as suffer over $30,000 in fines.

To help put a stop to animal cruelty, please share this article and help PetPlusย spread awareness.


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