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It was a chilling and egregious crime of animal cruelty that initially occurred in Northern California in August 2012 when the Del Norte County Shelter reached out for help from animal advocates for a puppy who was turned in with fractured bones to his front legs.

The young pit bull named London was rushed by Panda Paws Rescue to the Animal Care Clinic in Vancouver, Wash. where his x-rays revealed both legs and shoulders had been severely fractured and shattered; most likely the result of a fall from an elevated height. Adding to that were the severe burns on the pads of his paws left untreated for months, leading authorities to believe London had been left for an extended period of time on hot asphalt or cement.

The spunky little pooch, despite the gross inhumanities done to him, still wagged his tail and learned to motor…

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