A person who allegedly deserted a husky on the facet of the street and drove away has been arrested for animal cruelty.
A heartbreaking video posted on-line exhibits a younger man take away the canine’s leash and collar whereas an older driver sits in an SUV earlier than the pair draw back with the pet chasing behind.
Luis Antonio Campos, 68, of Texas, USA, was taken into custody on Friday with a bail set at $5,000 (£3,600), the El Paso County Sheriff’s workplace stated.
Police didn’t say whether or not Campos was the motive force however did report that one other arrest was anticipated as a part of the continued investigation.
The canine has been taken in by a rescue service and was adopted by a brand new household inside 24 hours, in line with MailOnline.
The video went viral on social media on Tuesday with a million views on Instagram alone.
On individual on Twitter wrote: “How do folks have the guts to do that? Horrible folks.”
“I can’t describe my absolute anger seeing this” stated one other.
An individual on Instagram known as it “Completely heartbreaking”.
Instagram person ms.mojorising, who shared the video, stated the individual recording the video had known as the police.
They stated the canine was taken to Huckleberry Hound Canine Rescue of El Paso, the place it was named Nanook.
The shelter reported the husky was round ten months previous.
“I feel he is doing us an lively kindness by finishing our household”, the household informed KFOX. “He is not misplaced anymore.”
Ronald Comeau, who has been rescuing canines within the El Paso space for six years, informed KFOX: “I do not understand how these folks might get in that automobile, see that canine within the mirror operating behind them after which simply drive off.
“I do not understand how you can try this as a human being.”