Molly was a friendly and affectionate dog whose owners left her tied up outdoors next to piles of junk month after month. PETA's fieldworkers gave her a doghouse and did their best to provide her with affection, veterinary care, and fresh food and water on a regular basis—but because her owners refused to give her up, there was only so much that the fieldworkers could do to help her. And one hot summer day, they arrived to find that she had died—still chained and lying in a hole that she'd dug in a futile attempt to keep herself cool. She was only 2 years old.

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RIP, Molly. This is exactly why dogs should never be left chained outdoors, and especially in hot weather.

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