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‘Dan, and his dog named Bo’

Via: Good Stuff Happened Today


Officer Dan Waskiewicz of the Baltimore Police Department responded to a call about a vicious dog chasing kids. He later wrote about the experience:


I followed the dog into an ally to see how it was acting. Going on my own approach, being a dog lover, I got out of my car and called the “vicious dog” over to me. The dog came over with it’s tail between it’s legs and panting.

I grabbed my water bottle and the dog sat down next to me and began licking my pants. I started giving the dog water.

I brought the dog over and waited for the pound to show up.

My partner was not a fan of dogs and was startled by my approach. I suggested to him that this dog cannot be put down, and should be taken to a shelter.

We took it upon ourselves to take the dog to the shelter, and transported it in the back seat in the back of our patrol car. Then I decided that I wanted to keep the dog, and spoke to the shelter about the steps to take to adopt it.

So now “Bo” has a new home with Waskiewicz and two other dogs.




August 19, 2013 Posted by | cats/dogs/goats/bears/whatever, U.S. Cities | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baltimore – Image Gallery

Via: Shorpy – ‘Always Something Interesting’

Man sleeping in the Baltimore fish market.

Photo by Dick Sheldon for the Farm Security Administration.

July, 1938


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‘Baltimore’ by Nina Simone (1978)


May 21, 2012 Posted by | celebs, U.S. Cities | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment