Hi stranger! Signing up for MypetMD is easy, free and puts the most relevant content at your fingertips.

Get Instant Access To

  • 24/7 alerts for pet-related recalls

  • Your own library of articles, blogs, and favorite pet names

  • Tools designed to keep your pets happy and healthy

or Connect with Facebook

By joining petMD, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Katrina Dogs Survive Haiti Earthquake

By nicolas chereque    February 03, 2010 at 11:50AM / (0) comments

In what can only be described as doggone good luck, a pair of Dachshunds survived Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and then the earthquake in Haiti almost four and a half years later.

Artist Paul Fowler adopted Bella and Deiter after Katrina and promised to never abandon them, according to an AP report.

Bella and Deiter were initially left in Haiti with a friend because they were not allowed on the transport plane out of Haiti, but are now reunited with their owners.

Fowler, his wife, and the dogs were in Haiti working with AIDS patients for Tulane University. The Fowlers intend on returning to New Orleans with their "indestructible" pooches.


Image: tonystl / via Flickr

Comments  0

Leave Comment