facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Dachshund brings cop to troubled owner

May 22, 2008 at 5:53 PM   |   Comments

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 22 (UPI) -- A Lake Oswego, Ore., police officer said he was led to a fallen woman by a dachshund that refused to leave him alone or stop barking.

Sgt. John Brent said he was responding to reports of a barking dog waking up neighbors at about 1 a.m. Tuesday in the city's Lake Grove neighborhood when Pam Fischer's dog, Annie, blocked his patrol car, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Thursday.

Brent said the nine-pound dog refused to allow herself to be caught and again blocked his patrol car when he attempted to leave in another direction. He said that's when he heard Fischer, 60, calling for help from behind a bush.

Fischer told the officer she had tripped while walking Annie and hit her head on a street sign when she attempted to grab it.

"I guess the moral of the story is, don't climb up curbs where there are no street lights. Don't grab onto a wiggly pole. And always have your dog with you," Fischer said.

© 2008 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Viral video shows grouper swallow shark off fisherman's reel in one terrifying gulp
2
Tennessee student kicked out of class for saying 'bless you'
3
Indian boy with hands larger than his head can't even tie shoes
4
Watch as driver leaps from motorcycle mid-crash and lands safely on moving car
5
Wanted Washington man crashes car into police hunting for him
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback