Yorkie Puppy Returns After Bald Eagle Snatches Her From British Columbia Yard

An 8-month-old Yorkie, known as Coco, escaped a bald eagle’s claws after it swooped down and snatched the small puppy in a Metlakatla, British Columbia, yard on June 16, video shows.

Video recorded by Justin Dudoward’s doorbell camera captures the moment Coco was grabbed off her back porch, the sound of her yelping, and her sprint back to the porch after her escape.

Speaking to Storyful, Dudoward said that he and his girlfriend had let Coco outside and then sat down in the living room before he heard his daughter scream and open the door to let their frightened dog back inside.

While Coco appeared to only have a few scrapes on her stomach directly after the incident, Dudoward said that he rushed her to the vet the next morning after noticing her intestine was hanging out.

Luckily, Coco recovered after three days under veterinary care and returned to running around outside “like nothing happened to her,” he said.

“It was really scary. We didn’t know it was that bad until we went back and looked at my doorbell camera,” Dudoward added. Credit: Justin Dudoward via Storyful

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