They came to the vet and demanded their dog be put to sleep. Their reason for this decision, was that the dog was … too ugly!

The ability to sympathize with those weaker than you is a measure of your humanity.

A dog is not a toy – this sentence has been repeated in dozens of animal rights campaigns and by hundreds of dog lovers. Although this campaign has been going on for years among society, unfortunately many people still believe that animals can be treated like objects.

They came to the vet and demanded their dog be put to sleep. Their reason for this decision, was that the dog was ... too ugly! 2

When deciding on taking in or buying a dog, you have to be aware of the fact that the four-legged animal will keep you company for a good few, or even dozen years. Over time, they will require more concern, care and possibly even specialized treatment. They’ll stop being a cheerful, lively puppy, and will become a senior who instead of running around after a stick would rather lounge around on the dock.

People are obligated to take care of their dog when it becomes old and ugly. Unfortunately, it was this exact obligation that a certain couple from Cape Town, the capital of South Africa, wanted to get out of, preferring to treat pet as if were a used and unnecessary thing.

You’ll find out the entire story of this dog sentenced to death by its owners on the following pages. Check and see if the pet found a new home.

They came to the vet and demanded their dog be put to sleep. Their reason for this decision, was that the dog was ... too ugly! 3


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