Scammers looking to capitalize on Pit Bull pup abused on Facebook
ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Outrage over a Facebook post containing video of animal abuse put two teens in police custody last week. “Honor” was the Pit Bull puppy in the video. One juvenile could be seen slamming the dog into a North County front Yard.
Now, the puppy is being transferred to a local Pit Bull rescue and advocacy group called Even Chance. St Louis County Animal Control says that the dog is healthy enough to be adopted.
St. Louis County Animal Control is also warning about scams on their Facebook page. The organization writes, “It has been brought to our attention by concerned citizens that “Honor” Facebook fan pages are popping up requesting donations claiming to be for Honor. These pages are not in anyway directly related to our Saint Louis County Animal Care and Control shelter or Even Chance. Honor’s biggest wish is her shelter friends find homes. If you are not ready to adopt a new pet you can also make a donation to Even Chance directly to assist in her care and other shelter pups like her that Even Chance is currently assisting in their program. Please be advised there are no “Official” Honor pages.”
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