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Missing service dog found dead after being hit by car on I-95

A missing service dog that belonged to a Navy veteran was found dead by authorities.

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A missing service dog that belonged to an armed service veteran was found dead by authorities.

Local 10 News has learned that Gunny, a black Labrador retriever, died on Friday.

He was hit by a car on I-95 and recovered by Florida Highway Patrol troopers.

Gunny’s owner, Brenda Donohoe, who is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, retrieved his body on Tuesday night.

Donohoe and Gunny had traveled together from Cocoa Beach to South Florida and were staying at the Gateway Inn in Hollywood.

The dog went missing while Donohoe was attending an event on Wednesday, Nov. 17.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.