Secret Service Pooch Dies at Biden Event
Falls from roof of parking garage it was sweeping
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 28, 2013 1:32 PM CST
A Belgian Malinois, but not the one that died.   (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

(Newser) – A Secret Service dog died on Saturday after falling from the roof of a New Orleans parking garage while on duty. The Belgian Malinois was doing a security sweep next to the Ritz-Carlton where Joe Biden was scheduled to speak at a fundraiser for Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu. WWLTV reports that a motorcade rushed the canine to a veterinary hospital, but nothing could be done. Even in death, some details remain clandestine: The AP reports that the dog's name and gender won't be released.

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HANKHILL
Jan 29, 2013 2:53 PM CST
security sweep? by itself? i dont think so! where was the human in this deal?
savagenation
Jan 29, 2013 7:50 AM CST
Where are the earth worshipping PETA & ALF animalists? Guess it's ok to use animals if you have a D next to your name.
XFACTOR
Jan 29, 2013 7:06 AM CST
This brave dog gave his life for the country, in all fairness, I feel Biden should do the same.