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01-11-12, 08:59 AM #1
Proving once again dogs are graced with better humanity than many humans
My condolences to the Chen family. One in this family is Barney, their dog, who made this drunk driving killing newsworthy. After it he ran a mile from the scene and swam a half mile more until he found a decent man. Shame he had to go that far.
(CBS/AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - A man kayaking in the Gulf of Mexico rescued an injured dog that was swimming offshore after fleeing when his owner was struck and killed by a car.
The bizarre and sad tale unfolded Saturday on Siesta Key, about 40 miles south of St. Petersburg, Florida.
State troopers say 53-year-old Donna Chen was jogging with her dog Barney, a Vizsla, on a sidewalk when they were struck by a car driven by 22-year-old Blake Talman. Officers said Talman had been drinking.
Barney fled, ran about a mile to the beach and started swimming. A kayaker named Rory O'Connor who was visiting his family in Sarasota found the dog in distress about a half mile offshore. He pulled the Vizsla aboard his kayak, and took Barney to a veterinarian. Later, he posted a video of the rescue on YouTube. (rest at link)
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