Man Seen Punching Dog in Viral Video Has His Pets Entrusted to Adoptive Home

A man caught on camera punching his dog in a Florida park has had the dog, and two of her puppies, removed from his care. Within days, the sweet dog found the perfect adoptive home. The man, who has neither been charged nor named by the authorities, was filmed by bystander Stacey Rybak abusing his 2-year-old pit bull-Labrador mix, Addison, on Sept. 27, reported WPBF 25 News. “To see a grown man punch a poor helpless dog, I was in shock,” Rybak told WPBF 25 News. She called 911, and Boynton Beach police responded. Later on, the owner told the ABC-affiliated television station over the phone that he lashed out after Addison ran away from home toward Intracoastal Park and failed to respond to his command to “come.” He caught her when she stopped to play with another dog. “I regret it,” he said. “[I]t’s a life lesson and the dog is …