Taking Action: Ailing Suffolk dog rescuer needs assistance

Posted at 3:13 PM, Mar 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-01 06:09:32-04

NewsChannel 3 is taking action for a local Army veteran in need, and for the dogs he loves so much.

Harry Derby spent the better part of the last 15 years giving everything he has to rescue dogs in need. But now it’s the rescuer that needs rescuing.

Faced with health and financial problems, Derby needs his remaining six dogs adopted as soon as possible.

A local nonprofit,, is helping Harry with the application and review process.

Available are:

  • Myra, a 4- or 5-year old pug.
  • Ling Ling, a blind Shih Tzu.
  • Dodge, a 5-year-old yellow Lab
  • Roxy, a 10-year-old black Lab
  • Mildred, a yellow Lab and;
  • Smokey, a black Lab