This is a sad story with a happy ending, so stick it out. Kings SPCA-Rescue is a no-kill shelter in California that had gotten a bunch of emails about a dog abandoned on the side of the road near Fresno. They were unable to respond until Monday, but believe that the dog had been outside since at least Saturday. When they arrived at the scene, the dog was clearly cold and hungry. Even though he was wagging his tail in a friendly manner, it took them several hours to coax him near with food. In that time, one of the shelter workers built up quite a head of steam towards the person who had left this good guy alone. They wrote an open letter that could burn your face off with the fire of its righteous indignation:

Sources: Kings SPCA-Rescue