Construction Worker Saves Dog Abandoned in a Creek

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ladyTwo weeks ago Jason O’Donnell was at his construction job when he and a few of his coworkers saw a dog in danger. O’Donnell rushed to help the dog and is now in the process of formally adopting the dog whose life he saved.

O’Donnell, a crane operator, was working on a bridge that goes over the Swarta Creek in Middletown, Pennsylvania when he and some other guys on his crew noticed a dog in the water. O’Donnell left his work and rushed down to the water to help.

“There she was, lying half in the water. I took off my jacket and wrapped my jacket up around her,” said O’Donnell.

The dog was shivering and she was unable to help herself because her legs had been bound together. O’Donnell rushed the dog to the vet and called police to report the incident.

Once at the vet it was discovered the dog, who has been named Lady, had a dislocated hip an injury that she had sustained before being tied up. She will be receiving surgery on her hip this week.

“Why would you ever, ever want to do something like that? It doesn’t make any sense to me at all,” said O’Donnell.

Since the incident O’Donnell has been caring for Lady and he is in the process of formally adopting the dog and giving her the loving home she deserves.

“She’ll be fine, she’ll be fine with me,” said O’Donnell.

Police meanwhile have been investigating the incident. Using Lady’s microchip they have identified her owner as Lamont Harris. On Friday, they officially filed charges of animal cruelty against Harris. They have so far been unable to locate Harris though. Anyone with information about Harris’ whereabouts should call Detective Ryan Gartland at 717-939-0463.

Authorities have identified Lady’s previous owner as this man, Lamont Harris, and need your help finding him.

0 thoughts on “Construction Worker Saves Dog Abandoned in a Creek”

  1. Jason- you are an AMAZING guy!!! Thanks for saving Lady, she is beautiful!! I wish you guys many happy years together!

  2. Its heartless enough abandon a dog but what level of twisted do you have to be in order to tie it up so thst it has no chance of fending for its self until rescued? Hope those responsible are found & caged.

  3. Lamont Harris you better hope you never get in my sights because I would start with your knees. You are a nasty bastard whose life is now marked. You will be found. I can only hope that you get what you deserve. I don’t get angry, I get even.
    Thank you to the wonderful man who saved Lady’s life. You are a loving hero.

  4. What a blessing that she was found. Looks like she has recently had a litter of pups. Where are they????

  5. Some sort of force brought the two of you together.I hope you have a wonderful life together.Dogs are such incredible beings-and you are as well.l hope her surgery goes well…She will love you forever.


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