From burn victim to rock star, the story of one dog who changed a law and proved justice is a dog’s best friend.
A Dog Named Gucci is a new documentary film from Gorman Bechard, examining animal abuse laws in the United States and the animals who inspire us to make a change. The film’s title character, Gucci, was a 10-week old puppy when he was doused with lighter fluid and set on fire by his abusers. Thankfully, a man named Doug James happened to hear his cries, find him and save his life. But could there be justice for what Gucci endured? The film follows Doug as he fights to strengthen Alabama’s anti-cruelty law, working with legislators on a “Gucci Bill” to make domestic animal abuse a felony in his state.
I’m sure that readers of my blog understand all too well how animal abuse crimes go unpunished. If…
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