Her pet parent, Deborah Falcione, thought the pup who's name is Porshia, was a goner. Copyright 2020 WTAE via CNN. But she said after what happened Thursday, she wasn’t sure if she’d see her 16-year-old dog Porschia again. Deborah Falcione calls her little clan of … The distraught owner searched the neighborhood but was unable to find her beloved pet poodle. -- A 16-year-old toy poodle was scooped up and dropped by a hawk -- then found 28 hours later. 503 E. Market St. Charlottesville, VA 22902 (434) 220-2900. The following day, a call came informing Falcione that Porschia was alive. “This is a six-and-a-half-pound dog. The Chihuahua – now named ‘Tony Hawk’ in a nod to his ordeal – was picked up … According to the Austin Animal Center, the pup was picked up … deborah falcione said her dog porschia was taken by a hawk on thursday. A Florida couple is over the moon after a research and recovery crew found the husband’s lost wedding ring. The hawk carried off Porschia from Deborah Falcione's back deck on Wednesday. My little dog gets picked up by a red tailed hawk, and it pisses and shits all over the place in midair. She is my life. She assumed the hawk had killed her and would never be found again. A 16-year-old toy poodle was scooped up and dropped by a hawk -- then found 28 hours later. Porschia the poodle survived a four-block journey in the hawk's talons and several hours in Pennsylvania's freezing temperatures. The largest hawk in North America (the Ferruginous Hawk) weighs at most four pounds, so leaving the ground carrying three – let alone twelve – would be aerodynamically (not to mention logically) impossible. February 23, 2020 at 2:14 PM EST - Updated February 23 at 2:20 PM, Watchdog faults VA chief over handling of sex assault report, Northern lights a ‘big miss,’ US space forecaster says. PALM BAY, Fla. — A Palm Bay dog owner recently went through a frightening ordeal after his precious dog was grabbed by a red-tailed hawk looking … She's blind, she's deaf, she's 16 years old. Her 16-year-old blind and deaf toy poodle is back in her arms, after being swooped up by a hawk last week. Falcione said Porschia was scooped up from her deck by a hawk and carried off Thursday morning. That did not stop a New Jersey animal shelter … "All I can do is thank God for the miracle, because I don't know how else this dog could have survived.". By Kelli Bender. Dr. Pete Lands, the director of emergency and critical care for Saint Francis Veterinary Center in Swedesboro, New Jersey, also tells of an incident in which a colleague describes when a hawk picked up a client’s small dog and carried it away. American. Porschia had been found by a neighbor after apparently being dropped by the hawk nearly four blocks away from her home. If so Please contact the Animal Shelter at 226-996-9969. No hawk can carry off a 12-pound pet. She is my life. "And the hawk … No hawk can carry off a 3-pound pet. Falcione said the veterinarian had Porschia in a heating tank. When she was snatched up from her home in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, owner Deborah Falcione assumed the worst. This tiny puppy had a very close brush with death after being snatched from the ground by a hungry hawk. (CNN/WTAE) — Pennsylvania pet owner was horrified when a hawk scooped-up her blind and deaf toy poodle. Small dog picked up, dropped by predator bird ... "The only thing that we can figure happened is that he got picked up by either an owl or a hawk … ALLEGHENY, PENNSYLVANIA — A Pennsylvania dog owner says a hawk scooped up her blind and deaf toy poodle before being found 28 hours later. "I was crying my eyes out. A 16-year-old toy poodle was scooped up and dropped by a hawk -- then found 28 hours later. Many times, the very first dogs to be released to homes are either 1. the dogs who are picked as show dogs (picked by buyers who want to participate in conformation dog showing) or 2. February 24, 2020 03:39 PM. Do you recognize this dog? Her owner says it's a miracle the 16-year-old blind and deaf dog survived. "This teeny tiny guy was picked up by a hawk and then subsequently dropped from mid-air," the Austin Animal Center wrote. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. A pet toy poodle seized by a hawk was found alive the next day, miraculously surviving the odds and was reunited with her owner. She went down to the animal hospital skeptical but sure enough, there was Porschia, waiting to be picked up. Porschia had been found by a neighbor after apparently being dropped by the hawk nearly four blocks away from her home. On Jan. 12, the Austin, Texas, Animal Center released a photo of a 1-pound chihuahua it called “miracle … Feb 23, 2020 at 7:19 PM. Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. But I know one thing: By the grace of God, this dog is still alive.". Long story short, the dog was picked up by either a Bald Eagle or a Golden.The owners lived along the Lehigh River which was frozen solid for some time..Zoey was lifted over a major highway Rt 248 and as a bird flies dropped or just let go 4 miles away. A small Chihuahua in Austin, Texas is being called "Miracle Puppy" after surviving a near-fatal hawk attack. In a reminder to pet owners to beware the threat from wild creatures, the Austin Animal Center told Facebook followers: “This teeny tiny guy was picked up by a hawk … Don’t be scared off by a litter that seems “picked over,” with only one or two, 12 or 14 week old puppies left. "I said, ‘That's impossible.’ She could not have survived 28 hours in the bitter cold weather, in 10-degree weather,” Falcione said. The dog narrowly escaped a near-deadly attack -- by a hawk. After hours of searching, Falcione started to lose hope, especially after temperatures dropped well below freezing overnight. The 6-pound, 16-year-old toy poodle was scooped … WHITEHALL, Pa. (WTAE/CNN) – A Pennsylvania pet owner was horrified when she said a hawk scooped up her blind and deaf toy poodle. Zoey the dog was found curled up and whimpering on a back road after being picked up by the bird of prey. According to CBS 17, the small, black poodle, Porschia, was snatched off her deck in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, by a hawk last week. My dogs are my life," Falcione told WTAE. Falcione said the veterinarian had Porschia in a heating tank. I went down there, and sure enough, this is the dog.". In 2011 a hawk … How she survived it, I will never know. February 23, 2020 7:47 pm WKOW Top Stories. Her owner says it's a miracle the 16-year-old blind and deaf dog … Porschia suffered no serious injuries. The dog had been picked up by a neighbor four blocks from her home and was at the Banfield Pet Hospital. "How she got away, I'll have no idea. The shocking dognapping left … That's after her dog was almost grabbed by what looked like a hawk. A Pennsylvania pet owner was horrified when she said a hawk scooped up her blind and deaf toy poodle. But I know one thing: By the grace of God, this dog is still alive," Falcione said. We rushed him to the vet, and dropped him off to have any needed care done. Rush Limbaugh: Conservative States Are 'Trending Toward Secession'... 17 States Join Texas Election Suit Amid Trump Pledge to Intervene in Case... 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WHITEHALL, PA (WKOW) -- A Pennsylvania dog owner was horrified when a hawk scooped-up her blind and deaf toy poodle, but the dog is now back. "I was crying my eyes out. The other side they figured when the hawk picked her up … Keep discussions on topic, avoid personal attacks and threats of any kind. She could not have survived 28 hours out in the bitter cold weather, in 10-degree weather," Falcione said. Located in the Wallaceburg area. He was the puppy that fell from the sky. When we went to pick him up, he was in shock and had a hole in the scruff of his neck. WTAE Porschia the toy poodle was miraculously found alive 28 hours after she was snatched by a hawk off her owner's back deck. Her owner says it's a miracle the 16-year-old blind and deaf dog … By Steven Feb 24, 2020 A 16-year-old toy poodle in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, was scooped up from her yard by a hawk. A woman had found the dog walking near her house 1/2 a mile away. A 16-year-old toy poodle was scooped up and dropped by a hawk -- then found 28 hours later. Deborah Falcione thought she would never see her dog, Porschia, again. "The old dog with the strongest will to survive." The answer is: no. She was lethargic, and the veterinarian kept her in a heating tank, but other than that she was fine. Links will not be permitted. "All I can do is thank God for the miracle, because I don't know how else this dog could have survived," she said. The vet called and said it appeared he was picked up by a hawk … WHITEHALL, Penn. A tiny Chihuahua puppy is lucky to be alive after it was picked up by a hawk who wanted to take him away to eat. Red-tailed Hawks weigh about two pounds. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. Poodle taken by hawk, found 28 hours later, woman says. Three Romanian nationals from Boston have been removed from Hereford city centre after travelling over three hours to beg on the streets. A hawk hunting for house pets in the kempt lawns of suburbia sounds like the making of an urban legend, but the tale has, in recent decades, become a staple of local news. The 16-year-old dog, Porschia, is deaf and nearly blind. A dog owner in New Jersey almost lost his precious pet. A pet toy poodle seized by a hawk was found alive the next day, miraculously surviving the odds and was reunited with her owner. "I was standing right here by the rocks, and just getting ready to pick up a rock for my garden out back, and my daughter was standing right in front of me," said Dana Thompson. A dog dubbed the “miracle puppy” is recovering after being snatched by a hawk and dropped from the sky. Deborah Falcione calls her little clan of dogs her life. But on Friday afternoon, she got a call from a veterinary clinic saying they had Porschia. A dog in Massachusetts is on the mend after she was attacked in her backyard by a hawk. 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