PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – You may know Peyton Manning, the legendary former Denver Broncos quarterback, but it’s also a dog in a Pennsylvania town. Peyton is recovering after a run-in with a bear.
Tim Stradling’s 9-year-old Maltese Terrier “Peyton Manning” sadly lost his leg after being attacked by a bear in his yard.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: State Launching At Work Vaccination Program
The attack happened near Armbrust Wesleyan Chuch in Mt. Pleasant on Monday night.READ MORE: Family Thanks Parker Police Officer 23 Years After He Saved Little Girl’s Life
However, after hearing about the attack, Peyton Manning — the quarterback — called Stradling to check up on the dog that shares his name.
According to a report in the Trib, Manning and Stradling talked for about 10 minutes.MORE NEWS: Victims Identified In Colorado Springs Mass Shooting At Birthday Party
Manning then promised he’d send a gift to the Stradling family.