Police call dog that ate heroin stash 'one tough pup'

  • Joy Johnston
  • Cox Media Group National Content Desk
5:28 p.m Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 Pets

Police in Texas rescued a puppy left in a truck Saturday, after the dog consumed an unknown amount of heroin.

The dog was left in truck while its owners were allegedly switching price tags inside a Home Depot. The owners were arrested for "heroin possession and for fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of writing," according to the Carrollton Police Department.

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The dog was taken to North Texas Emergency Pet Clinic for treatment of opiate overdose and is expected to make a full recovery.

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