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Dog Jumps Off 6-Story Building, Doesn't Break a Bone

Incredibly lucky dog crashed through sunroof
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 8, 2019 12:05 AM CDT
Incredibly Lucky Dog Survives 6-Story Plunge
Winston, a French bulldog like this one, only received cuts and scratches.   (Getty Images)

Winston the French bulldog is apparently a dog with nine lives. After he came back from a walk Friday, he bolted away from his owner, ran through an open door onto the roof of a 6-story building on Manhattan's Lower East Side, and jumped over the side. Amazingly, he landed in the best spot possible and survived without breaking a bone, the New York Post reports.

Winston crashed through the sunroof of a parked car, and witnesses say it would have been a different story if he had landed an inch to either side. He was treated at an animal hospital but is expected to make a full recovery. Owner Emma Heinrich says after the jump, she ran down to the street expecting to find Winston dead. "I'm still trying to wrap my head around the astronomical odds of him walking away from this fall with nothing more than a few cuts and scratches," she tells CNN. (More dogs stories.)

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