Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Pets
  3. Dogs

Witnesses dispute Hatboro, Pennsylvania PD right to shoot family dog

See also

A Pennsylvania dog is in dire need of surgery after being shot by police.

Lola, a beautiful and loving puppy, got out of the gate at her home in Hatboro around 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. She was only a few houses from home when police showed up.

According to a witness, Lola got scared and was running home when four shots rang out. Lola returned to her home after being shot in the leg.

The video with this article was found on the wall of Chuck Jay on Facebook. Witnesses can be heard in the background stating Lola did nothing to deserve being shot.

Now Lola is at an emergency vet clinic in Levittown, where the family is looking at $6,000 to perform the surgery she needs. Lola has a fractured bone, and a lot of damage under her elbow.Hopefully, Lola won't lose her leg. A GoFundMe webpage is here.

Since this is a recent shooting, not much information is availble at this time. This article will be updated when more details become available.

We all know how this one will be handled. Police will claim they feared for their safety, and that Lola was "charging" or "behaving in an aggressive manner."

Please share Lola's story, and donate a few dollars if you can. You can keep up with the outrage expressed against this department on their Facebook page.

Police may do their best to come up with an excuse for shooting Lola. Witnesses also question the safety of firing their weapons on such a busy residential street. Especially since three or the four bullets (fortunately) missed their target.

Be respectful in your comments. Officers with the Hatboro police are welcome to give their side of the story.



  • Dan Savage
    Dan Savage cares about LGBT youth, bullying and saving lives
    Today's Buzz
  • Raku
    Teachers and students can use this summer to learn a new skill
    15 Photos
  • Beach body
    Fitness: Earn your beach body badge with bootcamp classes
    10 Photos
  • Greek wine
    Unwind with these delicious wines: The thrilling wines of Greece
    7 Photos
  • Mandy Moore
    Exclusive interview with Celebrity Mandy Moore concerning animal activism
    5 Photos
  • Educational family vacations
    Find out how to take an educational family vacation that doesn't break the bank
    9 Photos

Related Videos:

  • Eeyore
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • How You Can Help the ASPCA Protect Dogs On No Pet Store Puppies Day
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Congratulations Trupanion Pet Health Insurance
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518327717" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>