Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Disabled dog’s wheelchair is stolen

A heartless crime has left a disabled dog without his wheelchair. Dave Feeney of West Roxbury, Boston, said someone stole the device that helps his 12-year-old Belgian Malinois “Lucky” get around.

The dog was hit by a car a few years ago and lost the use of his hind legs. After Lucky had some outside play time out of the chair on Sunday morning, Feeney realized it was missing and quickly called police.

“It’s really obvious what it is and that it was in front of the house. Today’s not trash day. Today’s not recycling day,” he said. “For somebody to do this, they knew what they were doing.”

Police say they’re looking into it. After hearing of Lucky's plight, Handicappedpets.com of Nashua, New Hampshire have sent one of its fully adjustable wheelchairs to Feeney.

With news video.

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