A 3-year-old Shih Tzu survived a brutal attack on Saturday by a gang of teenage boys thanks to a vigilant passerby.According to WSVN
, Carlos Torres witnessed a group of boys trying to drown the dog in a canal in Miami Lakes when he jumped in to save it. The dog required surgery that cost $1500 after the attack, and animal advocates are trying to raise the funds.
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"That's when I ran the light, stopped and noticed there was a dog inside the bag," Torres said. "I couldn't believe what they were doing, so I threw myself inside the canal, took the dog out, removed her out of the bag and removed the bricks from the dog."