Woman Saves Burning Puppy

5 years 2 months 1 week ago Thursday, June 12 2014 Jun 12, 2014 Thursday, June 12, 2014 3:24:00 AM CDT June 12, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

FARMINGTON (AP) - A newborn puppy is recovering after being set on fire in eastern Missouri.

KMOX Radio reports that a woman in Farmington spotted a man toss the puppy into a ditch and light it on fire. The woman put out the fire with her hand and called police.

The puppy, 3 weeks old, was rescued by Canines in Crisis. It is an Australian shepherd mix now named Jeri.

Her fur was singed but the dog is otherwise in good health and expected to make a full recovery.

 

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