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Puerto Rico has become ‘dead dog island’

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People leave animals in boxes on her doorstep. They call her when they see stray dogs, who are all over — on beaches, in parks and by the roadside. And then there are the puppies left to die in vacant houses or dumpsters.

“This last year has been horrible,” says Roubian, known to most as “Leo” or just “dog lady.”

Many animal lovers have heard of Puerto Rico’s “dead dog beach,” a stretch of sand and jungle on the island’s southeastern side where people dump their dogs. But the truth is Puerto Rico has become “dead dog island,” Roubian says.

Source: www.money.cnn.com

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