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Published:May 26th, 2012 11:49 EST

Video: Pooch Found In Garbage Bag Adopted

By Robert Paul Reyes

"It was a classic tale of love at first sight Thursday as a Livonia woman finally got to meet her newly adopted pet at the Michigan Humane Society in Detroit.

As Stephanie Elliott, 27, hugged Gladys, the recently abandoned beagle whose sad story touched the hearts of many, she vowed to provide her with a good home and lots of tender loving care.


The 2-year-old beagle was discovered in a sealed trash bag in an industrial area on Detroit`s east side earlier this month. More than 100 people offered to adopt her. She has been recuperating at the Humane Society."


Authorities believe the pooch had been abandoned for several days, and she may have suffered physical abuse because the poor thing was in severe pain when the Humane Society picked her up.

It`s takes as much time and energy to drop an unwanted animal at an animal shelter, as it does to drive to an industrial area and dump it in a garbage bag.

There is simply no excuse or rational explanation for animal cruelty; I hope someone will respond to the $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for abandoning the beagle, named Gladys.

I`ve adopted two dogs from the Humane Society, and they have provided me with years of love and companionship. One of my mutts has passed away, and I wouldn`t sell the other one for a million bucks. The monster who threw away Gladys like so much garbage, doesn`t realize that he threw away the kind of love and loyalty that you can`t buy with all the money in the world.

This is a story with a happy ending, Stephanie Elliott who adopted Gladys has a lot of experience raising dogs, and she has already fallen in love with the pooch.

There are many puppies and adult dogs in animal shelters, and they are also waiting for a happy ending. Visit an animal shelter today, and adopt a pooch who will provide you with years of entertainment, love, loyalty and companionship.

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Photo Credit: Wikipedia (Generic Beagle, Not Gladys)

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