Rockford, Alabama: Fred the Town Dog
Fred the Town Dog
Beloved mascot of a small town, Fred died in 2002 and is remembered with a nice tombstone. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Fred the Town Dog
Rockford's adopted mascot, Fred the dog, died on December 23, 2002 in a Birmingham animal hospital from a mysterious animal bite. Fred had been a celebrated fixture of the community since he showed up and was nursed back to health in 1993.... [12/28/2002] Complete News Story
When you drive into Rockford, the sign says, "Welcome to Rockford, Home of Fred, the Town Dog." When I visited, Fred was resting at the gas station on a loose leash. He is quite large and friendly, but appears somewhat old. Nonetheless, not many towns have a town dog any more.[Matthew, 09/23/2002]