xxxNews Of The Weirdxxx
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
— Michael Henson’s dog became the latest one to “drive,” after he pawed the gearshift of Henson’s idling truck, sending it through the front of the O’Reilly Auto Parts store in Springdale, Ark., in December.
–Matthew Harper’s hunting dog became the latest one to shoot someone, stepping on a shotgun’s trigger and blasting Harper in the arm, near Upper Klamath Lake in Oregon in October.
–Leana Beasley’s rottweiler assistance dog became one of the latest to save her client’s life by (as per training) nose-punching a telephone’s 911 button upon seeing Beasley suffer a grand mal seizure and then barking furiously into the receiver (Richland, Wash., October).
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NEWS OF THE WEIRD