Dog survives impaling in Flatbush

The fence that impaled a 4-year-old dog after it plummeted from a third-story window.
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A dog survived being impaled on a fence after falling from a third-story window in Flatbush on Thursday.

The 4-year-old dog, named Linda, plummeted from the window of a Linden Boulevard apartment building between Bedford and Flatbush avenues after biting a dog sitter at 8 p.m. on July 25, cops said.

The dog landed on the spiked crown of a fence below, which impaled the animal near the groin, according to extremely graphic footage posted to Facebook.

Detectives have not ruled whether the sitter flung the dog from the window, or if the animal jumped, according to a police spokeswoman, who noted that the incident remains under investigation.

The dog is currently receiving care from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, according to spokeswoman Savee Dalgo, who could not provide more specific information regarding the animal’s medical status.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at (718) 260-4505, or email
Posted 12:00 am, July 30, 2019
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Elizabeth McMahon from Prospect Heights says:
It sounds to me like the dog was flung from the window. That is the only thing that makes sense. I blame the dog sitter. Does this dog have a history of attacking? I bet not. The poor animal was just responding to being abused. I am so glad it survived, but fear for its future.
July 30, 2019, 10:31 pm
Barry from Kenya says:
Good! Dogs are animals, they belong in the wild.
July 31, 2019, 8:33 am

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