HARRISBURG, Dauphin County, Pa.-- The popular rescue pup Libre, who was found near death from neglect, made an appearance in Harrisburg on Sunday. Libre attended the premiere of a puppy-mill documentary called "Dog By Dog." The film is meant to educate people about commercial dog breeding.
"We can't blame people, if they don't know the issue exists. We can only educate them and I really believe people want to do the right thing. So that's what we hope with this film is impact that market, simply by education, as opposed to trying to legislate our way out of the issue," said Christopher Grimes, documentary director.
Libre was made the face of animal cruelty prevention when he was rescued this past July from a farm in Quarryville, Lancaster County.
The movie proceeds will benefit One Dog at a Time, a volunteer rescue group in Lewistown, Mifflin County. The money will also help the Dog-By-Dog educational campaign.