CANTON, Mass. — After going for a walk, a 12-week-old German shepherd puppy owned by a Massachusetts man decided to go for a drive — straight into a pond.
John Costello his puppy Rosie was so excited after going for a walk at Bolivar Pond in Canton on Sunday she jumped in his running car, hit the gear stick and shifted into drive, before falling onto the gas pedal and sending the car careening into the water.
A couple of passers-by saw the commotion and helped Costello rescue Rosie. Nobody was hurt, but Costello says the Dodge Neon is a total loss.
The 911 call even surprised police.
Officer Robert Quirk says he’s never heard of a dog driving into a pond.