By Bill Shields

LUNENBURG (CBS) – A small dog in Lunenburg is recovering after a near-death experience.

The pup was playing in her yard, when out of nowhere a Red-Tailed Hawk swooped down, snagged her, and took off.

WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields reports

The hawk dropped Molly in the neighbor’s yard with serious wounds from its claws.  To make matters worse, the fall left her with a dislocated hip.

But four blood transfusions and some 50 stitches later, Molly is back home recovering.

What’s even stranger, a week before Molly was attacked, a Chihuahua-mix just down the road suffered the same fate. That dog is also doing better.

Comments (6)
  1. keith mckearney says:

    the actual life saving Dr. was Dr. Melissa J. Sulin of Fallon animal clinic of Lunenburg. Dr. sulin provided 3 hours of emergency life saving care before transfering Molly to Nashua hospital.. .Dr Sulin was first to care for Molly

  2. phil says:

    Mr Hawk is still looking for the right dog

  3. Denise MM says:

    HOOTDATS if you don’t have anything better to do with your time to showing how insensitive you are to the suffering endured by these dogs and their families, I suggest you don’t take up space on this page.

    1. Kist Miass says:

      Mmmmm, Chihuahua, It’s what’s for dinner.

  4. gary-bishara lucas says:

    Only big dogs should abut any wooded area not toy breeds sorry.

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