Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Dog Rescued From Atop Mountain

DENVER, (UPI) –  Animal authorities in Colorado said they are deciding whether to return a dog left on top of a mountain to the owner who left her there.

The German shepherd, Missy, was rescued by volunteers about 13,000 feet up on Mount Bierstadt Aug. 6 after she was seen wandering on the mountain by witnesses who notified their fellow hikers on 14ers.com, The Denver Post reported Wednesday.

Anthony Ortalani, the dog’s owner, said he was forced to leave her behind on the mountain because she was unable to walk due to blisters and he was responsible for getting a young hiker off the mountain before the arrival of an oncoming storm. He said officials told him it was too risky to send a crew for the dog and he was forced to leave town for his job.

The rescuers said they are working with animal control to determine whether to return the dog, which did not have any permanent injuries, to Ortalani.

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Dog Rescued From Atop Mountain”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.