A small dog, who was believed by his family to have run away from home, was heard barking from the sewer by a neighbor who was, then, walking her dog early that morning.
A 15-year-old Chihuahua mix-breed named, King, was brought to the Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC) by a woman last October. What would have been a harrowing experience for any dog turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
A mix-breed Chihuahua named, King, recently reunited with his Texas-based original family after six years of being separated from them. Last October 25, the 15-year-old Chihuahua was turned over for adoption at the Humane Society of Broward County in Florida.
MacKenzie, a four-pound Chihuahua with a congenital abnormality, bags the hero canine award and bests more than 407 other canine heroes during the American Humane Hero Dog Awards, hosted by Carson Kressley on the Hallmark Channel.