Padi is a rescued dog owned by veterinarian Dr. Paul Gartenberg and his family. He’s being held at the Manatee County Animal Shelter on death row.
As you can see he loves to give hugs and gentle kisses.
The boy’s parents were not present when this took place. Instead a 13-year-old babysitter was the only one supervising the child.
Also many people believe that the babysitter, who was only 13, was too young to be in charge of a 4 year old child.
Dr. Gartenberg disagrees that Padi is at fault, and says that she was acting in self-defense and out of fear when being repeatedly hit by the boy’s toys.
Many people from the community have come out to support Padi. Dr.Gartenberg and many others feel that killing Padi is the wrong action to be taken.
Padi’s incident has made the news and people all around the world are coming to his defense.
They started the Free PADI Facebook page, which, as of today, has 14,000 likes.
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