Hero Chihuahua finds girls lost in Ga. forest

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 7:23 AM
Last updated 8:18 AM
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NEWNAN, Ga. — A Chihuahua is being hailed as a hero after authorities say it sniffed out two girls who were lost in a Georgia forest.

Police, firefighters and neighbors searched for the children, ages 5 and 8, after they went missing while walking on trails near their wooded neighborhood in the Newnan area Monday.

Nearby neighbor Carvin Young tells CBS Atlanta that he grabbed his 3-year-old Chihuahua and joined the search.

Young said the dog, Bell, picked up their scent and began running until she reached them.

Rebecca Parga, the girls’ mother, says her children play with Bell almost every day, and the dog is very familiar with their scent.

Authorities say the girls, Carlie and Lacey, were scared when they were found but were not hurt.

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seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/02/12 - 07:56 am
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Dogs

I love them....keep one nearby & you won't be sorry.

beboisme
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beboisme 08/02/12 - 08:07 am
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Si Si Senora! dogs truly are

Si Si Senora! dogs truly are mans best friend. A wonderful ending to what could have been a tragedy.

dwb619
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dwb619 08/02/12 - 12:30 pm
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Will Rogers

"If there isn't any dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went".

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rmwhitley 08/02/12 - 01:15 pm
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Amen,
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the girls are safe and I concur with the sentiments about dogs. If they ( dogs) aren't allowed in Heaven, I have no reason to go there, either.

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