Lazy City Workers Paint Over Dead Dog

by Katherine

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How many animal lovers who encounter the body of a deceased pet in the middle of the street would just go about their days as nothing ever happened? Not too many. If we don’t physically remove the dog, we would for sure contact authorities and see the pet is properly removed. This however, seems to be a foreign concept for city workers in Monterrey, Mexico, who found a dead dog while painting yellow traffic lines, and instead of removing the body, they simply painted over it.

Photo credit: El Norte
Photo credit: El Norte

According to a local witness who spoke to El Manana, the large breed dog was not hit by a car. The dog’s body showed no sign of road rash or injuries consistent with getting hit by a car. It seemed as if the dog died and was later left on the street.

On January 2, 2016, city workers started their task of painting yellow traffic lines early in the morning, however, when workers encountered the dead dog, the lazy and inhumane city employees decided it would be best to just paint the lines over the pet instead of humanly removing the dog.

The dog’s tail, torso, ears, nose and even tongue were spray painted bright yellow, and the road underneath him remained its previous color.

We now know that Monterrey city workers won’t lift a finger to do anything outside their job descriptions.

As for the dead dog, it is not clear when or how he died, who left him there, if he had previous owners, or if his body was later removed. What is known is that local animal lovers are furious with how this pet was abused even after his own death.