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Inspiring Valley dog ‘Marvel’ who had legs amputated gets mobility cart, still needs forever home

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MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- A dog from the North Valley continues to overcome obstacles. Marvel, a pup found abandoned with broken back legs, has received her mobility cart and is off to the races!

A Livingston police animal control officer found Marvel on a property in February. It appeared a car had hit her weeks or months earlier.

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Turlock Firefighters Rescue Dog From Burning Car

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TURLOCK (CBS13) — Firefighters worked quickly to pull a dog out of a burning car in Turlock over the weekend.

The fire happened Sunday afternoon. Turlock Fire says their crews responded to a vehicle fire along the 1300 block of W. Main Street and were soon alerted that a dog was stuck in the car.

Crews attacked the flames and then started smashing out windows to try and get the dog.

As seen in dash camera video released by the fire department, a firefighter smashes out the driver’s side window and reaches inside. The little dog is then pulled out and handed off to safety.

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Police rescue dogs from Turlock homeless camp

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Eleven dogs were rescued from a homeless encampment in Turlock on Monday after they were found emaciated and living in their own excrement, according to the Turlock Police Department.

The 11 dogs were being kept by Amber Gehl in a minivan parked at a homeless encampment off Glenwood Avenue, said Turlock Police spokesperson Sgt. Michael Parmley.

The Turlock Animal Shelter has taken custody of all the dogs and is in the process of getting them care and treatment.

Animal control officers were told of the dogs by employees at the nearby Travelodge, who had noticed them at the encampment.

As the animal control officers approached, they saw Gehl trying to hide the dogs, Parmley said.

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