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Bennett Being Sued For Abandoning His Dog

Michael Bennett

From TMZ:

Seahawks defensive stud Michael Bennett not only abandoned his dog — he caused the puppy to have an emotional breakdown that destroyed his health, this according to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports.

We broke the story … Bennett was in deep dog crap with a pet boarding facility in Tampa, FL, where he allegedly LEFT his 4-month-old boxer Koa back in March after he signed with the Seahawks.

The facility claims it made multiple efforts to contact Bennett, but he blew ’em off — so now, it’s taking his ass to court.

In the lawsuit, filed in Florida, the Lucky Dog Daycare & Resort (ironic name for Koa) claims the puppy was so distraught after being abandoned, he “eventually began refusing to eat, losing his hair and clearly failing to thrive.”

There’s more … Lucky Dog not only claims Bennett screwed them out of daycare bills for Koa, but says it also had to pay for “costs of arranging a foster home” for the dog.

Lucky Dog is seeking more than $5,000 to make things right. We reached out to Bennett for comment — but he abandoned our phone call.

As for Koa … we’re told his new parents renamed him Quigley … and he’s been thriving under their care.

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