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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A puppy that was abandoned in a restroom at the McCarran International Airport has found a new home.

KSNV-TV reports ( ) the puppy named Chewy was found alone at the Vegas airport this summer with a note from its owner saying she had leave the dog behind while escaping an abusive relationship.

The owner wrote that her boyfriend had also hurt the 2-pound (1-kilogram) Chihuahua.

The foster parent who has been caring for Chewy, Patricia Montano, says the puppy had a bump on his head and some jaw pain, but is doing better.

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Thousands of people applied to adopt Chewy after his story garnered international attention. He will be going to live with a Las Vegas family, whose identity has not been revealed.



Information from: KSNV-TV,