DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS — KATE PENN
Barney Fife, an English bulldog who visits hospice patients in York County, is fighting for his life after suffering a gunshot wound early Monday morning in his yard in Dover Township, owner Bill Buckingham said.
Buckingham said Thursday the bullet remains inside Barney because an operation would be too invasive and English bulldogs do not typically survive anesthesia.
Instead, Barney, who is 4 1/2 years old, is on antibiotics, and Buckingham hopes that Barney quickly recovers, and also that the bullet will “work itself out,” he said.
Meanwhile, Northern York County Regional Police are investigating, Buckingham said. A detective with the department visited his home twice on Wednesday, he said.
Buckingham, 67, said that on Monday morning, between 3 and 3:30 a.m., he let Barney out to go to the bathroom. Continue reading “Owner says hospice therapy dog shot in Dover Township” »