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Texas Cop Shuts Down Highway To Save Dog

February 15, 2013  | 

Screenshot via KHOU.
Screenshot via KHOU.

A police officer in La Porte, Texas, helped save a dog that was in trouble on a busy freeway.

Cujo, jittery rat terrier, drifted all the way up to Spencer Highway, a short drive in a car, but a long walk for a little dog with a hip that forces him to toddle around with a slight waddle. Somehow he crossed the busy road and started walking in a moving lane of traffic.

Officer Kyle Jones, who happened to be driving by, made a quick decision: He spun his car around and blocked traffic on the busy highway to save the life of a lost dog.

Read the full KHOU story.

Tags: Animals Gone Wild, Officer Heroism, La Porte (Texas) PD


Comments (4)

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Bob@Az. @ 2/18/2013 10:35 PM

Thank You Officer Jones! Another asset to the Great State of Texas. And a good example of the calibre of Law Enforcement in general. Blues, Stay Safe.

DaveSam5525G @ 2/18/2013 11:33 PM

Saved more than just this dogs life many times folks swerve to miss animals both alive and hit on the roadway. I remember in the 60's allot of young teens used to play pull the skunk around Halloween prank and a very dangerous one - which was a black sock filled with leaves with a while piece of adhesive tape on it...Pulled across roadways usually from some young teens hidden in hedges. I remember the patrolman coming to our school and talking about how serious this is people get hurt and possibly killed...taking evasive action...I never heard anymore about pull a skunk after that from any one in my school after the talk...So sometimes just communication these items makes a major difference and safety for all! Thank you Officer Jones - now if I could only remember that big Irish cop who talked at our school but this was in 1965-66...:-)

Joshua @ 2/19/2013 5:35 AM

He not only saved a dogs life but he saved The family a lot or pain dogs are like part of the family so I think be die the right thing

pplm64 @ 2/19/2013 7:30 AM

You are a good man with a good heart Officer Kyle Jones! Thank you for saving that dog and for all that you do.

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