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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A dog was rescued from an abusive home by Justice Rescue on Sunday.

Justice Rescue got a call from someone when they caught Trooper’s owners tie him to the back of a gold cart and drag him around their home as punishment for escaping the yard.

The owners have been charged and arrested.

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justic rescue trooper 2 Dog Rescued From Owners Who Dragged Him By Golf Cart

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Trooper is being treated for heart worm and will be ready to go in a few weeks.

“It’s not about the toes we step on, it’s about the paws we protect,” the rescue wrote in a Facebook post.