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Dave Bautista adopts abused Florida puppy, offers $5K to find culprit, vowed dog “will never be abused again”

(The AEGIS Alliance) – Former pro wrestler and actor Dave Bautista made the decision to adopt a 3-month-old puppy who had been abused terribly as a result of the dog’s horrible story melting his heart.

The former WWE star, best known for playing the role of Drax the Destroyer in the movie franchise “Guardians of the Galaxy” found out about the abused puppy whose name is Sage, from the Tampa Bay Humane Society that had shared her heartbreaking story online earlier in September, in a Facebook post that rapidly turned viral.

Sage had been discovered eating trash by a good deed samaritan that took the girl pup to the Florida-based Humane Society, the Facebook post explained. The pupper went through surgical treatment to take out a metallic chain that had been embedded in her neck, in addition to skin problems and also overgrown nails. Despite remaining in “immense pain” employees stated she began wagging her tail while veterinarians inspected her.

Bautista, who is recognized as a dog aficionado, made a decision to become involved in the situation, in a tough guy kind of way by personally offering $5,000 to any individual that can offer details that will lead to Sage’s “piece of sh-t” abusers apprehension, he said in a post on Instagram this past week to his 3.6 million followers. The Humane Society additionally offered to pay out $1,500.

“ATTN Tampa Bay: I will personally hand $5000 cash to the person who gives information leading to the arrest and conviction of the sick piece of sh-t responsible for this,” the 52-year-old Marvel celebrity said on Instagram. “If you know anything please contact @humanesocietytampabay or @safek9.”

Support rapidly increased, along with actor Mickey Rourke vowing $1,000 for details as well as a Tampa Bay law office likewise affirmed it will match Bautista’s $5,000, Bautista pointed out in an online video, including he was let down that there were evidently no “solid leads” on the sick abuser so far.

Bautista stated he chose to welcome the lovable pup that he re-named Penny, into his family and his 2 pit bulls that were also adopted.

“The puppy you know as Sage today became Penny Bautista,” he revealed on Instagram. “I’d like to introduce you to the newest member of my family… she is now a Bautista, and she will never be abused again in her life.”

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay additionally revealed it was excited for the latest furry member of the Bautista household.

“We are so excited for Sage! She went from eating trash in a cemetery with a chain embedded around her neck to starting an AMAZING new life with Dave and 2 new Pitty siblings,” the organization wrote.

Bautista, who additionally stars in the “Dune” movie, informed nearby media reporters he feels that animal abusers are “evil” people.

“To me, there’s nothing more innocent and pure than a puppy,” Bautista stated on Thursday at the Humane Society, according to WTSP.

“For someone who can abuse a puppy has got to be the lowest form of human being, pure evil, for someone who can abuse an animal like that. It makes me sick to my stomach.”

Kyle James Lee – The AEGIS Alliance – This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Kyle James Lee

Majority Owner of The AEGIS Alliance. I studied in college for Media Arts, Game Development. Talents include Writer/Article Writer, Graphic Design, Photoshop, Web Design and Development, Video Production, Social Media, and eCommerce.

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