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The Dog Whisperer Part II: Wilshire The Fire Dog

Monday, June 11, 2007 |

As some of you may remember, a small but energetic puppy was carried to a Neighborhood Fire Station in Los Angeles by a ten year old girl on a cold night in March of 2006.

The young girl bravely rang the doorbell of LAFD Station 29 and explained that she could no longer keep her best friend, because her apartment was too small for the quickly growing puppy.

Though the Firefighters wanted to help, the best they could do was to provide a referral to the local animal shelter - where the girl and her family learned that only one week's care could be provided.

Worried for her best friend, the girl insisted her parents take her and the bright-eyed Dalmatian back to the Fire Station because she was certain the crew from Fire Station 29 would rescue him.

...and so, with the help of legendary 'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan, the LAFD career of Wilshire the Fire Dog began.

Now you may think you recall the story, but since our last visit, the story of Wilshire has become as global as the internet.

Please join us in sharing word of Wilshire's new website. We think you'll be amazed:

Must-See Video: "A Day With Wilshire"

Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department


Nedra Weinreich said...

I love Wilshire's safety videos! Have you uploaded them to YouTube?

Anonymous said...

That is such a great website. The graphics are great, along with all the pics. The video is awesome and fun to watch. I am so glad to see such a happy update to Wilshire's story. To everyone involved - Job Well Done - and then some!!!

Thank you for posting the link.

What a story Wilshire has to tell :o)

Dog Lady said...

Wow, I'm sure Caesar is tickled that Wilshire is living in such a fulfilled way!

When we'll we see the firehouse dogs calendar, lunch box, coloring books, and backpacks? :)

You guys were great for rescuing him.

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