Puppy found after being reportedly thrown from car in Bryson City

Good news out of North Carolina! The puppy that was violently thrown from an SUV last week has been found safe.
Published: Sep. 8, 2023 at 3:52 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2023 at 9:33 AM EDT
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BRYSON CITY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - PAWS Bryson City animal shelter confirmed that a puppy was recently found after being allegedly thrown from a car in Bryson City.

Shelter officials said the man drove to the shelter this morning and, despite the gate being open, reportedly threw the dog out the window and drove off.

According to shelter officials, they have been searching for the dog, now named Apollo, since last week and located him on Tuesday. They announced the update and shared photos of Apollo on social media.

Shelter officials also share photos from the incident and of the man who allegedly threw Apollo out the window. They added that they’ve since identified the man shown in the pictures.


Officials didn’t release any other information about the situation or the man from the video. We will update this story as officials give new details.