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A Vietnam veteran who died in a house fire in Onyx left behind his dog Dipstick who needs a new home

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Posted at 1:36 PM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-29 18:39:52-04

A dog left behind by a Vietnam veteran who died in a fire last month is looking for a new home. 

The veteran died in a house fire in Onyx.

The two and a half year old named Dipstick is currently in the Lake Isabella Animal Shelter.

Dipstick is currently being treated for kennel cough, according to the shelter.

The dog doesn’t like children and is weird with other dogs, possibly because he lost his friend during the fire. He is a good guard dog.

The shelter is open Monday through Saturday. Those interested in adopting him can see him during that time.

See more info here.

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