In The News: Buried Dog Turns Out To Be Balloon

I give the Washington Post credit for occasionally posting lighter stories going on around the DC area- like this one that caught my eye:

A resident reported that a white dog appeared to be stuck in heavy snow in a yard; it had not moved in some time, and the caller feared for the animal’s safety. An officer entered the yard and discovered that the “dog” was a metalized nylon balloon with the face of a white dog on it. The balloon had become lodged in the snow.

At least the resident meant well.

Photo courtesy Flickr user Rafael Robayna

3 Comments so far

  1. Chris (unregistered) on March 1st, 2010 @ 2:26 pm

    Ha ha! Well I am glad it was not a real dog!

  2. kevin mitchell (unregistered) on March 3rd, 2010 @ 9:49 am

    Crazy story.It just goes to show what you want your eyes to believe.

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