Her 16-year-old blind and deaf toy poodle is back in her arms, after being swooped up by a hawk last week. Dr. Pete Lands, the director of emergency and critical care for Saint Francis Veterinary Center in Swedesboro, New Jersey, also tells of an incident in which a colleague describes when a hawk picked up a client’s small dog and carried it away. All rights reserved. Red-tailed Hawks weigh about two pounds. The 47-page report by the VA’s internal watchdog paints a portrait of a department led by senior officials who were indifferent, if not hostile, to the issues at the department’s flagship medical center in the nation’s capital. Porschia had been found by a neighbor after apparently being dropped by the hawk nearly four blocks away from her home. Rush Limbaugh: Conservative States Are 'Trending Toward Secession'... 17 States Join Texas Election Suit Amid Trump Pledge to Intervene in Case... CNN Reports Newsmax TV Beat Fox News for First Time in Ratings, Cyclist Dies Dodging 'Swooping Magpie' Attack, Wildlife Experts: Bird-on-Human Dive-Bombings on the Rise, Rush Limbaugh: Conservative States Are 'Trending Toward Secession', 17 States Join Texas Election Suit Amid Trump Pledge to Intervene in Case. Her owner says it's a miracle the 16-year-old blind and deaf dog survived. "And the hawk … "I was standing right here by the rocks, and just getting ready to pick up a rock for my garden out back, and my daughter was standing right in front of me," said Dana Thompson. The hawk carried off Porschia from Deborah Falcione's back deck on Wednesday. WHITEHALL, Pa. (WTAE/CNN) – A Pennsylvania pet owner was horrified when she said a hawk scooped up her blind and deaf toy poodle. In a reminder to pet owners to beware the threat from wild creatures, the Austin Animal Center told Facebook followers: “This teeny tiny guy was picked up by a hawk … He was the puppy that fell from the sky. According to the Austin Animal Center, the pup was picked up … This tiny puppy had a very close brush with death after being snatched from the ground by a hungry hawk. A 16-year-old toy poodle was scooped up and dropped by a hawk -- then found 28 hours later. Long story short, the dog was picked up by either a Bald Eagle or a Golden.The owners lived along the Lehigh River which was frozen solid for some time..Zoey was lifted over a major highway Rt 248 and as a bird flies dropped or just let go 4 miles away. But I know one thing: By the grace of God, this dog is still alive.". The dog had been picked up by a neighbor four blocks from her home and was at the Banfield Pet Hospital. She's blind, she's deaf, she's 16 years old. A woman had found the dog walking near her house 1/2 a mile away. February 23, 2020 at 2:14 PM EST - Updated February 23 at 2:20 PM, Watchdog faults VA chief over handling of sex assault report, Northern lights a ‘big miss,’ US space forecaster says. 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