Friday, February 16, 2018

Iraq Veteran beaten and stabbed searching for PTSD Service Dog

Man says he was stabbed and beaten while trying to retrieve lost dog
WREG 3 News
BY WREG STAFF AND ANDREW ELLISON
FEBRUARY 16, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A veteran says he was stabbed, beaten and robbed all while trying to get his service dog back, but now fears for the worst.

Michael Chaney just wants his pitbull “Scrappy” back.

"He's part of the family," Chaney said.

Chaney an Iraq war veteran says the service dog helps him deal with his PTSD and alerts people if he’s having a seizure.

"It get me out in places I normally won't go such as the mall," Chaney said.

Three weeks ago Scrappy got out and disappeared.

Chaney says he spotted him with a man two days ago under the overpass at Germantown Parkway and Walnut Grove.
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