New York City Shelter Dog Survives Snow Storm After Getting Lost

We’re all aware of the previous adage of cats having 9
lives, however the story of a resilient canine named Pandy could
give us motive to consider that canines can have the identical form
of luck.

 

On March 14, New York Metropolis (together with a lot of the northeast)
bought blasted with Winter Storm Stella, leaving the world with
about 7 inches of snow and ice. Sturdy winds, sleet,
and freezing rain created harsh circumstances for
everybody, together with the town’s animals.

 

That is why when Pandy, a blended breed 5-year-old canine
residing at Manhattan’s Animal
Haven Shelter
, unintentionally slipped away from her volunteer
handler, the employees of the power and animal lovers throughout
the town had been on excessive alert to seek out her. 

 

The shelter instantly put out a name for assistance on social
media, together with a Fb message that learn, “Please
HELP our Pandy! She was being walked at the moment by certainly one of our
unbelievable volunteers within the winter storm and bought away from
him. We’re heartbroken and have been looking all around the
metropolis within the bitter chilly and snow.” 

 

A scared and misplaced canine out on the streets of New York Metropolis can
be a harmful situation any time of 12 months (the heavy site visitors in
the town might result in a horrible accident). However when chilly
climate is factored in, the state of affairs is much more
dire. Canines who’re uncovered to frigid temperatures for an
prolonged time frame can expertise hypothermia, which can be fatal

 

However Pandy is a survivor, in each sense of the phrase.
(In keeping with the New York Post, Pandy had already
been by means of her justifiable share of trauma, having been rescued from
the Thailand meat commerce.)

 

Practically 4 hours after she slipped away, Pandy was proper
again at Animal Haven. Port Authority police had found
and rescued her on the entrance of the Lincoln Tunnel. (For
reference, meaning Pandy ran the size of downtown
Manhattan, all the best way to Midtown.) 

 

Animal Haven’s Government Director Tiffany Lacey instructed petMD
that she and the employees had been looking for Pandy for
hours, regardless of the “needle-in-the-haystack feeling” within the
midst of the storm. “We had been all ready to remain all the
evening,” she mentioned. “No one was going to go dwelling with out
discovering Pandy.” Fortunately, that was not the case. When the
police took Pandy to an area ASPCA, they
used microchip monitoring to hint her again to Animal
Haven. 

 

Regardless of affected by bloody paw pads from operating out in
the ice, “she’s doing nice,” Lacey assured. Pandy, now
one thing of a star, has been getting as a lot relaxation as
doable since her escape. 

 

The wonderful information of Pandy’s rescue has additionally
helped pace up her adoption course of. A shy and reserved
canine, Pandy wasn’t getting any requests earlier than her story made
headlines. However now, as Lacey instructed us, she has had extra
than 40 requests and ought to get matched with a brand new perpetually
dwelling quickly. 

 

Lacey mentioned that each facet of the story, from Pandy
being misplaced and located in harmful circumstances to her
adoption curiosity, “is nothing wanting a miracle.”

 

Picture by way of Animal Haven 

 

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