Katie Moore / Eyewitness News
NEW ORLEANS - A U.S. Secret Service dog fell to its death while working to protect Vice President Joe Biden during a visit to New Orleans. The dog was working in the Premier Parking garage in the 900 block of Iberville Streetnear the Ritz-Carlton Hotelat 6 p.m. Saturday night, when NewOrleans Police confirm it fell off the roof.
Federal Agents and Police rushed theblack and brownBelgianshepherd to aMetairieVeterinaryhospital via motorcade to try andhelp theinjured animal, butveterinarians were unable to revive the dog.The Secret Service dog and its handler were working security for the Vice President's visit.
Bidenspoke at a fundraiser for the re-election campaign for U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La.