A Facebook photo of a stick-thin Florida dog chained up outside went viral Tuesday, sparking calls for the owner and animal control officials to find a new home for the Doberman Pinscher.

The photo of the dog, posted online by animal rights group 100+ Abandoned Dogs of Everglades Florida, was shared more than 2,500 times and garnered some 3,000 comments in a matter of hours Tuesday. Animal supporters flocked to the home of the owner, whose Fort Lauderdale address was included in the post, to protest the pup's condition.

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