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Dog thrown from car gets put down

(Phoenix Police Dept. Photo)

PHOENIX -- A sad end to the story of one dog that was reportedly thrown from a vehicle Tuesday morning.

According to, Phoenix Police received a call from someone who witnessed the chihuahua being thrown from a moving vehicle near 61st Avenue and Indian School Road.

The witness said "the dog got caught in a rope collar and was pinned between a wall and a palm tree."

The dog suffered numerous pelvic fractures and enough damage to his legs to render them unusable. The dog was put down Tuesday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department at (602) 262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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