Clever Dog Hands Itself In At Police Station

A clever Border Collie dog walked into a police station after becoming separated from her owners on a walk. Rosie was being walked by owners Steve and Julie Harper in Southfields Park, Loughborough, on 3 November, when she was startled by a firework and ran off. However, the resourceful pet then calmly took a seat in the local police station.

The moment that Rosie, a 10-year-old rescue dog, walked into Loughborough Police station was captured by CCTV footage, the BBC reports. Fortunately, the Harpers are responsible dog owners, and Rosie was wearing a collar with an ID tag which enabled police to track down her owners with no trouble.

Mrs Harper, 61, said: “She went and stood with her dad, which she does when she is nervous, and then skedaddled [when the firework went off]. She pushed herself through a hedge and handed herself in to the police station.

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Police: Teen admits abandoning stolen SUV with dog inside, leaving pet to die

A teenager has pleaded guilty in juvenile court to stealing an SUV with a dog inside one afternoon this summer, then abandoning the vehicle and leaving the pet behind to die.

A Subaru Outback, its engine running, was stolen July 24 while parked outside a restaurant near Payne and Sims avenues as the driver was picking up food. Inside was GoGo, a German shepherd-husky mix, owned by Katie Klaren of St. Paul.

The vehicle was discovered three days later parked nearly 4 miles to the west. GoGo was dead inside.

Along with pleading guilty Friday in Ramsey County District Court to animal cruelty and auto theft, the 16-year-old also admitted to shooting a young person in the leg outside the Frogtown Community Center on May 20.

The pleas come with no agreement on the terms of his sentence. Those will be determined at a hearing set for Sept. 14.


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Rusty James, retired police officer and continual doggy rescuer

Back when Rusty James was in police operate, he loved taking the animal-relevant phone calls. James has a soft location for all animals, in particular canines.

For approximately a ten years, he and his (quickly-to-be-ex) wife, Caprice James, have been rescuing canine — largely Boxer breeds — from abusive properties, puppy mills and deserted properties, like strays stuck in dangerously hot or cold temperatures.

They’ve printed espresso desk publications with shots of their rescue puppies. They’ve likely rescued and transported a great number of canines, and have adopted as a lot of as 20. They typically take in aged dogs to give them a fantastic home for their remaining years of everyday living.

Oftentimes, folks will contact him when they need someone to rescue a canine. He has stable connections with many animal businesses and products and services, which includes Independence Animal Clinic and Amos Loved ones Pet Crematory.


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