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Dog gets second chance after being abandoned at FL airport – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-12-03 21:41:52 –

Tampa, Florida (WFTS) — A senior dog ignored is currently being treated after being abandoned at Tampa International Airport because the owner did not have the proper documentation to board the plane.

Charlie Vazquez, police chief at Tampa International Airport, says he has never seen anything like that.

“The ticket agent asked her to have a dog vaccination form and travel expenses. When she didn’t, she told the gate agent to make other arrangements,” Vazquez said. Said.

But that’s not what happened. Vazquez then said he left the American Airlines ticketing counter, let go of the dog’s leash, and continued walking.

The chief says a surveillance video that cannot be released for security reasons shows that the woman is abandoning her dog and boarding an Alabama plane without him.

“We love animals and dealing with such animals is really shocking,” Vazquez said.

VIP rescue Colin Smith is called and says the old dog’s negligence began long before it was abandoned.

“He has some pain, he has an ear infection, he was terribly matte,” Smith said.

Currently, Microchip has a dog named Bama, who is 14 years old.

Smith says he is adopting Bama to give him a loving life, but she believes that a little man also deserves justice.

“Women need to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, there is no excuse for this,” Smith said.

Chief Basquez says the state law firm has plans to sue. It didn’t reach the woman who abandoned her dog, but he says he wants to learn from those who travel with their pets.

“Before arriving at the airport, it’s a good idea to contact the airline to find out what your requirements are for and what kind of documents your animal needs. If you’ve arrived here and don’t have one, it’s a good idea. Please don’t throw away the animals. Please contact someone. We will make arrangements, “says Vazquez.

This story was originally reported by Wendi Lane on abcactionnews.com.



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