BOULDER, Colo. -- While he answers to Squid, this dog, he has held many titles. First, a victim-turned-rescue dog.
KDVR reports: "Marshall and I were just lucky enough to find him," said Tinna Fuller, who along with her fiancé adopted 3-year-old Squid from a pet rescue in Boulder six months ago. He was rescued by the Humane Society after being left outside and chained up for three years.
"He's a great dog," Fuller said. "He turned from being really shy and timid to, I mean, super warm."
Warm -- and brave. That's where his next title comes in: Man's best friend turned watch dog extraordinaire.
Last week, the Weimaraner pointer mix -- normally a deep sleeper -- wouldn't stop barking.
"We couldn't hear anything," Fuller said. "We didn't know. We tried to get him to quiet down, but he was pretty adamant [that] we get up, and when I looked out the window, I saw burglars in our driveway."
Two burglars, dressed in black, breaking into their cars and rummaging through their stuff. Their cars were among many the burglars hit in the neighborhood. Fuller called police, and within 30 minutes, one of the suspects was taken into custody.
The neighborhood has a relentless watch dog to thank for it.
"Without Squid, we never would've known what had gone on," Fuller said.