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Rick Scott and the Dog

Constituents are barking at Florida Gov. Rick Scott after he FINALLY admitted, after two years, that he discarded his rescue dog just months after adopting it.

With much fanfare, Gov. Scott rescued the Labrador retriever after winning the Republican nomination for governor in 2010. He crowed about the move on Facebook, and even held an online contest allowing people to select a name.

"The Scott family is proud to announce that the name (chosen by you) for their newly adopted pup is Reagan! Thanks to everyone who participated in the fun contest," Scott posted on his Facebook page.

Reagan, though, soon disappeared from the public eye. He was last seen with Scott the day before the Inauguration, according to an exhaustive report Tuesday in the Tampa Bay Times.

The Times dogged Scott's current communications director, Melissa Sellers, and her predecessor, Brian Burgess, for info on Reagan but had little luck.

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