Poodle Dognapped from Friendship Animal Hospital

What a bizarre story this is. This poor poodle was dognapped while being boarded at Friendship Animal Hospital. We found this story in The Washington Post, printed on February 7th, 1956.

A black, pedigreed French poodle–with fancy hairdo and all–was stolen sometime Sunday night or yesterday from the Friendship Animal Hospital, 4615 41st st. nw., hospital owner William C. Ready told police.

The poodle, a female named Jody, was taken from a cage in the rear of the hospital where she was being boarded by Rita Augusterfer, 8207 Moorland lane, Bethesda.

No word in the papers on whether Jody was recovered. Call in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

Ace Ventura
Ace Ventura

Ok, no joke, but dognapping has a detailed entry in Wikipedia.

 

About Tom

Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

Check Also

Griffith Stadium in Washington during the 1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Rare 1956 Color Photos Inside Griffith Stadium

These are so cool. We found them on Twitter by one of our favorite tweeters, …