The Tampa Bay Buccaneers began an investigation after their defensive tackle, Rakeem Nunez-Roches’ dog was found on the side of a busy road in Florida.

Nunez-Roches, who breeds Pit Bull type dogs, allegedly abandoned the Cane Corso, who was found sitting on the road for 36 hours, exhausted, starving and all alone.

Several people tried to coax the dog into their car, but were unsuccessful.

Marianna Montague, a volunteer with Cane Corso Rescue, was finally able to get ahold of her, and brought her to Hillsborough County Animal Services. They scanned the dog for a chip and learned that she belonged to Nunez-Roches.

They contacted him to let him know they had his dog, and he told them that he would pick her up on Sunday, but never showed up.

“I called on Tuesday and they said that he had responded back and that he would pick her up on Sunday, which I thought was. . . WOW!  >> Click To Continue Reading This Story. . .

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