This Labradoodle named Charles lives in Norfolk, Virginia where he's frequently mistaken for a lion on the loose. Apparently, 911 dispatchers received three separate 911 calls this week reporting the "lion."
“I just saw an animal that looked like a small lion.” It had “the mange and everything,” a man said. He had seen it on Delaware Avenue near Llewellyn Avenue."Norfolk 911 calls for 'baby lion' turn up a coiffed dog" (Virginian-Pilot)
“I don’t know if it got away from the zoo, or what,” he said
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