A Chihuahua is being hailed as a hero after authorities say it sniffed out two girls who were lost in the woods near their ...
Georgia home. (Aug. 2)
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[Location - Date:Newnan, GA][Source:WGCL][VO:][VOICE-OVER] THIS CHIHUAHUA IS BEING HAILED AS A HERO... AFTER IT SNIFFED OUT TWO GIRLS WHO WERE LOST IN THE WOODS. THE GIRLS -- AGES 5 AND 8 -- DISAPPEARED FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS MONDAY. IT HAPPENED WHEN THEY WERE WALKING ON TRAILS NEAR THEIR GEORGIA HOME.[SOT/](carlie parga/lost in the woods)"we were just walking down to the circle and then lucy (their dog) started pulling us into the woods. So we just started walking in the woods "[Location - Date:][Source:][VO:][VOICE-OVER] AS POLICE AND FIREFIGHTERS BEGAN TO SEARCH FOR THE GIRLS.... NEIGHBOR CARVIN YOUNG GRABBED HIS 3-YEAR-OLD CHIHUAHUA AND JOINED THE EFFORT.[SOT/](carvin young/neighbor)"her tail started wagging, she started jumping on me"[Location - Date:][Source:][VO:][VOICE-OVER] YOUNG TOLD CBS ATLANTA THE DOG PICKED UP THE GIRLS' SCENT... AND BEGAN RUNNING UNTIL SHE REACHED THEM.[SOT/](REBECCA PARGA/GIRL'S MOM)"two hours is a long time but it could have been two more hours, it could have been dark and I don't want to go there, it's very scary"[VO:][VOICE-OVER]TRACK#4 THE KIDS SAY THEY PLAY WITH THE CHIHUAHUA ALMOST EVERY DAY.[SOT/](CARLIE PARGA/LOST IN THE WOODS)"we know that chihuahua really well. And it knows us really well "[VO:][VOICE-OVER] THE GIRLS WERE SCARED WHEN THEY WERE FOUND, BUT WERE NOT HURT.[SIGOUT/REPORTER, LOCATION, ASSOCIATED PRESS]