Rescued Dog Escapes At NYC’s JFK, Is Rescued Again

NEW YORK (AP) — A 2-year-old golden retriever mix named Jazz is one lucky dog.

The pooch was rescued from a shelter in Taiwan where he faced certain death because dogs are killed there after seven days. He was flown to New York, but once at JFK Airport he escaped from his crate and bolted.

Jazz spent three days on the run at the airport before a team of Port Authority police officers corralled him Saturday.
Officer Randal Kraft says the dog’s paws were ripped and bleeding. He was taken to a vet for treatment.

Joan Chien of Wilmington, Del. runs a dog rescue organization called Hopeful Hearts and will put Jazz up for adoption.

Kraft said Chien was “ecstatic” when he called to tell her Jazz had been found.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • Sue Truex Xander

    I don’t believe it! I found this article about “Jazz.” (A dog I fell in love with on Pet Finder)

  • Paul Kohloff

    does he understand english?

  • Cynthia Wright

    Good news!

  • kendra

    beautiful job guys that jazz was able to be rescued on the streets of new york cause its a cold cold world for the dog to be out there with all this tarrfic to scare him away and all..

    • Anne

      Kendra- he was rescued from Taiwan, not NYC- he then escaped at the airport and was rescued there- no where near traffic- but aggree, it is good he was rescued at all

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