Rescued on a busy road after being tossed out, Bridget needs your help

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Imagine driving down a busy road and seeing someone throw litter out the window.  Now imagine that what you are actually  seeing is a live dog, being discarded like a bag of trash.  This is what happened to Bridget, a “happy-go-lucky” beagle mix, Route 53 in Weymouth, MA according to Joanne Mainiero, president of the Massachusetts Humane Society.

Fortunately for Bridget, she has a guardian angel in the form of a good Samaritan who witnessed the event and stopped in time to keep her from being hit by a car.  Bridget is now with the Humane Society, but her story doesn’t end here.   The perky pup has a growth on her leg which must be removed and some other medical issues that must be addressed before before she can put up for adoption.

The Humane Society needs help to cover the costs of treating Bridget.  “We don’t want to give up on her,” Mainiero said. “She’s a great dog. She really is happy.”  As soon as her treatment is complete, she will be fostered until she is ready to be adopted to her forever home.  Bridget was given a remarkable second chance when she was saved by her good Samaritan and is a big step closer to the life she deserves with a loving family.

If you would like to help with Bridget’s expenses, you can make checks out to Massachusetts Humane Society with “Bridget” in the memo line, and mail them to PO Box 890127, East Weymouth, MA 02189.  For more information about donating or to volunteer to foster Bridget, call 781-335-1300 or send email to [email protected]

5 thoughts on “Rescued on a busy road after being tossed out, Bridget needs your help”

  1. Sad that this is where we are as a society that people feel it is OK to do something like that. At least be an adult about it and take the poor animal to the shelter if you no longer wish to or can not take care of the animal any longer. What is wrong with a person that they would throw an animal out of a moving car?

  2. I pray the day i see someone doing this. This would be the time when killing someone should be allowed. A very slow and painful death, using a torture-like device. Slowly slowly cutting them up, hearing screams of utter pain, feel their blood running down their faces. Yes, this would feel amazing.

  3. This same thing happened to my daughter, who witnessed a chihuahua/rat terrier pup tossed out of a car on a highway. She stopped, opened her door, and that dog made a dash for her. It’s been three years, and she and “Oscar” are nearly inseparable. Can’t understand how anyone can treat a living creature with such disregard and malice, but at least in this case, it turned out to be a blessing for both her and her pup.

  4. I volunteer at my local animal shelter every Sat. for the love of the animals..2 yrs now. I have dogs and cats of my own, and would live in my car if I had to for them….

    Now for that sick POS who left that defenseless dog in the middle of a busy street, to get hit and die. SCUM…. Hope you rot in Hell. and for that awesome woman who risked life and limb on the highway, to help.. awesome job, and and heartfelt thanks…. there are so many options available if YOU DO NOT WANT or LOVE YOUR Pet anymore…yes, sad to say, there are many of these folks out there….Hope this dog finally gets a loving home.


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