Kanga’s Story: 2 Legged Marvel Inducted into 2011 Animal Hall of Fame

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Do you know an animal that has done something truly special in its life? Each year, New Jersey’s veterinarians honor four special animals with induction into the Animal Hall of Fame. Five members were added March 6th to the hall, which is now in its 16th year and includes 83 inspiring and notable animals or organizations from around the state.

The Class of 2011 includes Samson, a pony from Monmouth County that’s known for his kisses; Tilly, a 4-year-old English bulldog from Long Branch that visits sick children, and today’s subject: an extraordinary dog named Kanga, a two-legged Chihuahua from Branchburg in Somerset County.

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5 thoughts on “Kanga’s Story: 2 Legged Marvel Inducted into 2011 Animal Hall of Fame”

  1. Awww. What a lovely story of a brave little doggie and a wonderful owner. I know Dr. Martin’s. Our own favorite vet, Dr. Marks, worked for him until she opened her won practice last year.

  2. My wife and I recently adopted a Chihuahua ( 6.1 lbs. – 9 yrs. old – recent stray – only one eye his right one – 9 teeth removed by the Humane Soc. }
    But I would not give him for all the Tea in China. He is a Therapy Dog for Me. His Name is Piqito [ Hispanic Translation — LITTLE ONE —

  3. What lovely parents this Chihuahua has. I feel sorry for this little one. But, it looks like she has a wonderful happy life. So glad she found people to adopt her and giver her the love she needs.

  4. I, too, have a 2-legged dog named Kanga! She is a Jack Russell mix whom I’ve had for apx. 10 years. Like this little Chihuahua, she’s missing her front legs. In 2007, she developed cancer in a hind leg; after surgery & 3 wks. of radiation treatments, she was good to go! She’s a tenacious little marvel. Bravo to the Rudders for adopting their little Kanga!


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