Sweet-looking Charlie, the Black Lab, ran off with the family car and made his master do the fetching.
According to the Spokesman Review newspaper, Charlie’s owner, Mark Ewing, had just returned to his home in Slagle, Idaho after getting pizza. As Ewing walked to the house, Charlie jumped into the 2006 Chevy Impala through the open window and somehow knocked the shift lever into neutral.
Sitting on an incline, the car started rolling, picked up speed and plunged into the nearby Pend Oreille River, where it promptly sank.
Charlie leaped back out the window when the car started moving. Fortunately, his owner has a sense of humor, though he told the reporter, “There’s nothing weirder than looking at your car cruising down your driveway when you’re not in it and seeing your dog jump out, and then watching your car go splash"