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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 -- police officers are now Philly the dog has a new lease on life.
But a long recovery road hatton and joins us now from Los Angeles along with the LAPD cops who saved him Jennifer Cohen.
Valerie Lancaster and Cindy her good morning ladies thanks for -- -- -- today cloning.
I'm saying -- us -- -- 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 our station.
We saw a -- lying on the side of the road on the sidewalk.
We had a real brief discussion and you know it does he -- angry thinking -- 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 -- -- Lancaster attempted to feed him.
-- -- he lifted his head -- he then.
Cried when he cracked it yeah that he was in pain got so we elect a little closer -- and we realize that his left leg was -- he had scratches all of.
Oh my goodness and officer Lancaster we should point out that silly right now is simply asleep.
Philly is and he's on the road to recovery.
I see you undertaking of the audit their heat how adorable is that -- -- it -- because -- can you name him after I sergeant from -- I tell us a little bit of excitement -- out of them off so I guess you need to be taken to the vet and that -- Realized it 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 -- I'm pretty Munson they said day.
They can afford it right now that they don't want them and just -- put him down.
And we now loud and you put down is for broken play so we decided to go back and take on.
Responsibility of saving and has not gotten some -- for -- and so he's such a sweet boy.
He needs to be loves.
Right well you know your kindness got him to the vet -- vet bills can be very expensive so officer her rare -- and tell us about how we view.
So Liz solicited.
Donations from your friends and family members on FaceBook and how much have you raised so far for Philly.
Well we started with FaceBook and on his staffers we went back to station and did.
Extensive amount of research Foundation's.
Called numerous amount of phone number is -- -- if they can help us.
And you know we got some -- we got the knows that got more numbers to call so that's what we continue doing.
And in the meantime.
We set up a FaceBook account right.
And just through our friends and word of mouth you know and you bracing anyways how much money so far.
House so far right now -- about.
-- almost 25000.
That is also that this morning.
-- that's terrific.
Now we should point out and you can just barely see it but does -- have a couple of little stripes on his on -- casual he has budget -- -- that.
There is named after our excitement -- -- and got married now.
He has the -- right friendly company -- You just look up area one television look.
We should point -- we understand -- -- gonna 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 -- folks would like to donate.
You know they are able to.
Foxnews.com and -- -- -- in.
Touch with the trio of officers out and now.
Ladies thank you very much what a great story one and I think it did.
And thank you don't.
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