Pup rescued by LAPD officers
Pooch hit by car and left for dead
- Duration 4:01
- Date Jan 25, 2013
Pooch hit by car and left for dead
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This next story may be hard to hear a two year old pop struck by -- car and left alongside the road to die.
Clung to life for hours until he was found and rescued by three LA pollute the police officers are now Philly the dog has a new lease on life.
But a long recovery road hatton and he joins us now from Los Angeles along with the LAPD cops he saved him Jennifer Cohen.
Valerie Lancaster and Cindy her -- good morning ladies thanks for joining us today declining.
I -- having us all right officer -- let's start with you I'd take his back to January 10 a Thursday you guys were heading back to the cops shopping you saw something alongside the road right.
We are heading back from one of our elementary schools because -- help at risk youth so only -- heading back to.
We saw a dot lying on the side of the road on the sidewalk.
We had a real brief discussion and you know it does he -- -- -- it's hungry.
Let's go get him some food so we went.
That in some food maybe a block away came back has Israelis are sticking out officers -- office in Lancaster attempted to feed him.
The -- he lifted his head -- he then.
Cried when he cry yeah that he was in pain got so he -- a little close there -- and we realize that his left leg was falling he had scratches all of.
Oh my goodness and officer Lancaster we should point out that Philly right now is simply asleep -- -- on the road to recovery.
I see you -- of the audit their -- how adorable is that a -- and -- because you name him after sergeant from Philly.
I tell us a little bit excited and tops and out of office so I guess you need to be taken to the vet and the -- Realized -- be in terrible shape but they found that he had one of those microchips.
In his neck and they were able to locate the owner so they contacted the owner what do they say about Philly.
I'm pretty -- they said day.
They can afford it right now that they don't want them and just the put him down.
And we -- out -- and you put down -- for a broken play so we decided to go back and take on.
The responsibility of saving and has not gotten the diet is for Rogen and -- and he's such a sweet boy.
He needs to be loves.
Right well you know your -- it's got him to the vet vet vet bills can be very expensive so officer her rare day and tell us about how we view.
So -- solicited.
Donations from your friends and family members on FaceBook and how much of your raised so far for Philly.
Well we started with FaceBook and on his staffers we went back to station did.
Extensive amount of research Foundation's.
Called numerous amount of phone number is -- to see if they can help us.
And you know we got some -- we got the knows that got more numbers to call also that's what we continue doing.
And in the meantime.
We set up a FaceBook account right.
And just your friends and word of mouth you know and you -- any -- how much money so far.
House so far right now it's about.
-- almost 25000.
That's also that this morning.
-- that's terrific.
Now we should point out and you can just barely see it but -- -- have a couple of little stripes on his on his -- he has budget it's silence that.
There he is named after our excitement sergeant -- and there you now he has these are just -- -- friendly company would mean just look up area one television look.
We should point -- we understand that -- -- have to have two more surgeries and all the kindness of all the people who have donated the money.
Certainly will go to good use any folks would like to donate.
I know they are able to.
Foxnews.com and we'll put -- in.
Touch with the trio of officers out you know.
Ladies thank you very much what a great story one and I think it did.
Think I'm -- I had things you don't.