14 Nov 2013

Adopted stray dog goes to Everest

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 14 November 2013

Rupee, a stray dog found starving in a rubbish dump in Northern India, has gone where no dog has gone before... Mount Everest. The eight-month-old pup was adopted by Joanne Lefson, a South African woman who made headlines by travelling around the world with another dog she rescued, Oscar. Sadly Oscar was killed by a truck in January. Joanne says the trip up Mount Everest was done in Oscar's honor, and is an example of the value of dogs that have been cast aside by everyone else.