Search & Rescue Dog, Oscar, Injured After Car Hits Him & Speeds Away

Search & Rescue Dog, Oscar, Injured After Car Hits Him & Speeds Away


HE’S LIMPING EVERYWHERE, TRYING REALLY HARD TO JUST, YOU KNOW, BE OKAY. Reporter: IT ALL STARTED THURSDAY NIGHT AT THIS DOG RUN NEAR HER APARTMENT WHILE TRAINING OSCAR ON SEARCH AND RESCUE TECHNIQUES, HE WENT SLIGHTLY INTO THE STREET AND WAS HIT BY A CAR. HE DIDN’T JUST RUN OVER OSCAR, HE DROVE OVER HIM AND TOOK HIM. HE KIND OF TUMBLED WITH THE TIRE. Reporter: WHILE OSCAR LATE INJURED AND TERRIFIED, THE DRIVER STOPPED AND OFFERED TO PAY. HE SAID HE WAS GOING TO LEAVE TO GET HIS WALLET AND COME RIGHT BACK. I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER. BECAUSE HE LEFT AND WE DON’T KNOW WHERE HE IS. Reporter: TWO DAYS LATER, OSCAR IS BACK HOME BUT NOT BECAUSE HE IS BETTER. HE NEEDS COSTLY CARE AND SURGERY SHE CAN’T AFFORD. AT THIS POINT, WE ARE WAITING AND HOPING THE INFECTION DOES NOT SET. Reporter: UNTIL THEN, SHE WILL DO WHAT SHE CAN TO HELP OSCAR KEEP FIGHTING. I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT I WOULD DO, HE IS EVERYTHING TO ME. Reporter: SO FAR, SHE HAS