Thursday
March
05
2015
12:06 am
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Pink ‘mystery’ puppy finds home
January 24, 2014, 05:00 AM By Michelle Durand Daily Journal

Candy was found lying on a Palo Alto street unable to use her back right leg around on Jan. 13 and was taken to the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA.

The Peninsula Humane Society is tickled pink over finding a home for its latest Chihuahua puppy recently found in East Palo Alto.

After news reports about ‘Candy,’ a two-month-old female, was found minus identification or microchip but with her fur dyed a distinctive bright pink, PHS representatives said they were able to find a “wonderful, permanent” home for her but reminds people they have more than 30 other Chihuahuas looking for a place to live.

Candy had a hairline fracture of the right rear tibia, possibly from jumping off a bed or couch or from being stepped on, which does not require surgery or cast.

A Good Samaritan found Candy lying on a Palo Alto street unable to use her back right leg around 5 p.m. Jan. 13. The person took the puppy to the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA where she was resting and receiving pain medication. Staff also bathed Candy but the pink dye remained. It is unclear what type of dye was used or how long it may last.

Delucchi used Candy’s case to remind pet owners with missing animals to visit the intake facility at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo to look at the strays and file a lost animal report.

PHS/SPCA held the dog four days, not counting holidays, as legally required and is now looking at foster care or a permanent home. Those interested should call 340-7022 ext. 382.

michelle@smdailyjournal.com

(650) 344-5200 ext. 102

 

 

Tags: candy, found,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the fact that Hillary Clinton used her personal email while she was secretary of state?

A little alarming
She should have followed the rules
No big deal
It will likely linger into the presidential campaign
A big deal, but I still support her

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Korean media say US ambassador attacked and hurt
SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a razor and screa..
House panel issues subpoena for Clinton’s personal emails
WASHINGTON — A House committee investigating the deadly 2012 terror attack on a U.S. mission i..
US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in..
Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is sharply divided over the tax subsidies that make insurance affor..
McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken
NEW YORK — McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2015 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County blogs