Chihuahua coaxed off highway with protein bar

Chihuahua coaxed off highway with protein bar

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Chihuahua coaxed off highway with protein bar

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by USA TODAY

KREM.com

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Updated Monday, May 12 at 9:21 AM

 

 

The dog wasn't hurt, and was taken to an animal shelter.

It's unclear how the dog got to the median on Highway 680 during Fridayhighway patrol officer who rescued the dog, John Fransen, told the Mercury News that someone might have left the animal there.

"As sad as it sounds, it actually happens pretty often," Fransen told the Mercury News.

The photo of the rescue, tweeted by CHP's Contra Costa division, was retweeted more than 730 times. And it was liked by more than 64,700 people when posted on Facebook by KGO-TV in Sacramento.

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