November 19, 2018

Shedd Aquarium welcomes new rescue dog

Shedd Aquarium is welcoming a new rescue dog.

Aquarium officials announced Wednesday the adoption of Kobe as the third member of its canine family. He joins Dory, a female Shepherd mixh, and Marlin, a male Labrador mix.

Kobe is a three-year-old Dogo Argentino mix. He was found as a stray by Kendall Animal Control in 2013 and adopted by Lucky Dog Rescue.

“Kobe was very thin and dirty, with a rope tied around his collar,” Shedd said in a  statement.

“Rescuers suspected he might have been a junkyard dog, and noticed that his previous owners attempted to crop his ears at home with