Sunday, August 27

Harvey ain't gonna get my food: A Texan dog takes action against threat of floodwaters

Otis becomes a symbol of Texan resourcefulness in the face of adversity.  
... Segovia checked his porch Saturday morning and noticed Otis' bag of dog food was missing. Segovia drove around his neighborhood looking for the pooch when he was flagged down by a neighbor who said they saw Otis walking around with the bag of food in his mouth.
Fellow neighbor Tiele Dockens also saw Otis and snapped a photo of him with his food that went viral. The image had been shared nearly 16,000 times by 4:50 pm on Saturday.
Otis is an all around special dog, Segovia said. He's been instrumental in helping comfort [Segovia's grandson] Carter following numerous hospital visits for seizures and asthma. 
Otis is also a local celebrity.
"Otis can go to Dairy Queen and he can get a hamburger. He's the only dog allowed to lie down in front of the county court house," Segovia said. "He also goes to H.E.B. [grocery store] ...

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