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Some People Left Their Dogs Tied Up To Die In The Flood And It Will Break Your Heart
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Some People Left Their Dogs Tied Up To Die In The Flood And It Will Break Your Heart

Houston, Texas, is currently experiencing catastrophic levels of flooding due to the torrential rains being dumped in the region by tropical storm Harvey. Five people have been reported dead so far, many more are injured, and thousands have been displaced. But as people flee to save themselves, many are forgetting to take their animals with them, and as you can see from these heartbreaking pictures, dogs are being left behind to fend for themselves in what might be the worst flood in the history of Houston.

Despite Texan officials repeatedly warning people about leaving their pets and livestock behind, one dog was spotted holding onto a road barrier while a river of rain threatened to carry it away, while others have been seen chained up to trees and telephone poles in areas that have seen as much as 10 inches of rainfall in just 24 hours.

“I promise you, that I will hold anyone accountable that unlawfully restrains their dog in extreme weather conditions,” said Chief Stephen Carlisle in Roman Forest, about 40 miles north of Houston. “Dogs are your family members too.” We couldn’t agree more. Our hearts go out to the people and pets who are currently affected by tropical storm Harvey. (h/t)

This poor dog was left chained in Houston, Texas, without any hope to escape…

Image credits: Ruaridh Connellan

Another one was trapped in Houston, Texas, but luckily got rescued

Image credits: Imgur

This sad pup was seen chained to a tree outside a mobile home in Victoria, also left on its own

Image credits: Ruaridh Connellan

People couldn’t hide their emotions about this unlawful dog treatment :

If you see any pets left behind, please contact local animal services

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therealpixie
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4 years ago

The dog chained to the tree was rescued by the photographer.

Hic Sunt Beones
Community Member
4 years ago

I was actually wondering. Good to know.

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Kurtz Frausun
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4 years ago

"People" did not leave their dogs behind. Monsters did.

Jewel Farmer
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4 years ago

Exactly! No one in their right mind, or heart, would do that. I can't even fathom leaving a life I'm responsible for behind to die (possible or not).

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John L
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4 years ago

The very thought that people would run off and forget their four-legged children is beyond appalling. They should be brought before a magistrate and heavily fined, along with a prohibition of ever having another one again,.....EVER! This is beyond the pale. I would never even think of doing such a thing. 😱 😡 😡

John L
Community Member
4 years ago

Now this is a Caring Parent, and all those like her should be praised. Houston-Fl...a72ea8.jpg Houston-Flooding-59a42c8a72ea8.jpg

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therealpixie
Community Member
4 years ago

The dog chained to the tree was rescued by the photographer.

Hic Sunt Beones
Community Member
4 years ago

I was actually wondering. Good to know.

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Kurtz Frausun
Community Member
4 years ago

"People" did not leave their dogs behind. Monsters did.

Jewel Farmer
Community Member
4 years ago

Exactly! No one in their right mind, or heart, would do that. I can't even fathom leaving a life I'm responsible for behind to die (possible or not).

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John L
Community Member
4 years ago

The very thought that people would run off and forget their four-legged children is beyond appalling. They should be brought before a magistrate and heavily fined, along with a prohibition of ever having another one again,.....EVER! This is beyond the pale. I would never even think of doing such a thing. 😱 😡 😡

John L
Community Member
4 years ago

Now this is a Caring Parent, and all those like her should be praised. Houston-Fl...a72ea8.jpg Houston-Flooding-59a42c8a72ea8.jpg

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