Anthony Ortolani

Owner of dog left on Colorado mountaintop wants rescuers to keep her

In mid-August, a dog made headlines after her owner abandoned her on the top of a mountain. Missy managed to survive over a week in the elements while suffering from grave injuries before a group of hikers and climbers came to her rescue, carrying her down from the summit in a large backpack.Since her dramatic […]

by DogTime Staff
September 17th, 2012

Man who abandoned dog on mountain charged with animal cruelty

On Friday, August 17, reported on a German Shepherd dog who was abandoned by his owner during a hike on a 14,000-foot mountain in Colorado.According to CBS 4 Denver, the Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office charged the dog’s owner, Anthony Ortolani, with animal cruelty.Ortolani took his dog Missy for a hike on Mount Bierstadt […]

by DogTime Staff
August 20th, 2012
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