Dallas dog who stood guard over fallen friend goes home

An unidentified family claims ownership of the dog, who will be microchipped and neutered before his reutrn home

Reuters November 12, 2015

DALLAS: A Great Pyrenees who dragged his canine companion off a Dallas road after she was fatally hit by a car and was seen standing watch in a widely circulated photograph will be reunited with his family, animal rescuers said on Wednesday.

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The unidentified family claimed ownership of the Great Pyrenees named Brian on Tuesday evening and told Dallas Animal Services that Brian and Marley, the shepherd mix who was killed, escaped from their home on Saturday when the garage door was accidentally left open.

The animal rescue group said neither dog had a collar or was microchipped.

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A passerby notified local animal advocate Julie Fennell who, along with another woman, retrieved Brian and Marley from a sidewalk near Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery and drove them in separate vehicles to the city's shelter.

"I had to pick him up and carry him to my car because he wouldn't move," Fennell said.

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"Brian looked for her out of my back window as we drove away."

Dallas Animal Services said Brian will be microchipped and neutered before he is returned home.


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