Owner Abandoned Their Chihuahua At An Airport In LA, The Note Left With Him Will Break Your Heart

Usually, when you hear about an abandoned dog, you might think badly of the owner or question why they got a pet in the first place. But the story about this 3-month-old Chihuahua who was found abandoned and injured will make you want to adopt him and hug his previous owner.

Chewy was found inside an airport in Las Vegas, and with him was a heartbreaking note from his mom explaining the entire situation.
His owner had no choice but to leave him behind as she was escaping a dangerous and abusive situation.

Keep on reading to find out her story, and to learn what became of little Chewy!

Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 2.37.21 PMChewy’s mom was unable to get him onto the flight so she had to leave him behind. ‘My ex-boyfriend kicked my dog when we were fighting and he has a big knot on his head’ the note explained.

She went on to explain that she didn’t want to leave him behind and how much she loves him. She asked whoever found him to love him and take care of him for her.

Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 2.37.40 PMConnor and Millie’s Dog RescueEventually, someone found Chewy and was nice enough to take him to Connor and Millie’s Dog Rescue. This is where Linda Gilliam, the founder of the shelter, first learned about Chewy’s sad story.

Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 2.19.13 PMGilliam accepted Chewy right away and instructed that he immediately be taken to the ER. Gilliam says that this highlights the difficulties pet owners who are in abusive relationships face.‘This is a very overlooked issue as a whole,’ Gilliam said. ‘We also wanted to try and get the message to Chewy’s mom that she did a brave thing and he is safe and will have a great life.’ Pictured here is Linda holding a different rescue dog. Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 2.53.16 PM

Chewy is doing very well now and will soon be adopted into a loving family. Perhaps one day when his mom is back on her feet she’ll be able to reunite with him!

Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 2.38.00 PMThe group posted to Facebook with a photo of Chewy and a long note and many commenters praised the woman for leaving her abusive partner.