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Officer rescues tiny Chihuahua stranded on interstate

Tiny Chihuahua rescued from being stranded on interstate

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – A Chihuahua found perched on a busy interstate divider in Northern California has been rescued, according to KTLA-TV.

A motorcycle officer offered a treat to the frightened Chihuahua, who was then taken to the Contra Costa County Animal Services shelter in Martinez.

It remains unclear how the tiny dog got there. Dozens of people on social media offered to adopt the dog and thanked police for saving her.

A Chihuahua was recovering at an animal shelter in Martinez, California, on May 10, 2014, after being rescued from a freeway in nearby Walnut Creek. (Credit: Contra Costa County Animal Services)

A Chihuahua was recovering at an animal shelter in Martinez, California, on May 10, 2014, after being rescued from a freeway in nearby Walnut Creek. (Credit: Contra Costa County Animal Services)

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