Trapped dog honks truck's horn to alert police

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Associated Press

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 12:34 PM

Updated Friday, Dec 14 at 4:02 PM

LONDON, Ontario (AP) — A dog trapped with other pets in a truck for several days alerted police in Canada by honking the horn.

Police said Friday that the muzzled dog — along with two other dogs and two cats — had been left in deplorable conditions without proper care in the parked truck.

Police say the discovery came a week after someone complained to the London Humane Society in Ontario about three dogs exposed to unsanitary conditions in a home.

The police statement says the residents left with the dogs, likely to avoid Humane Society officers.

Donna Hebert and Allan Folkins-Wyre were charged Thursday with several counts of cruelty to animals.

The animals have been taken in by the Humane Society.

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