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: On National Latina Equal Pay Day, Latino Worker In Colorado Shares 'Frustrating' Experiences
The attack happened near Armbrust Wesleyan Chuch in Mt. Pleasant on Monday night.READ MORE: 'This Is A Wakeup Call': Colorado Governor Says State Is Running Low On ICU Beds Due To COVID Cases
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: Toy Maker In Colorado Describes Supply Chain Issues As 'Just Crazy'
Manning then promised he’d send a gift to the Stradling family.