Dogs Rescue Drowning Toddler

December 18, 2007 | By Rebecca Andrews | Category: Heroes | 625 comments
Tags: staffordshire terrier, rottweiler, dogs, heroes

AUSTRALIA – Two Queensland pet pooches proved that they really are man’s best friend after rescuing a drowning toddler from a local dam.

Officials said that the toddler wandered about 300 yards from his home in Andergrove before falling into a dam.

The family dogs, a Rottweiler cross and a Staffordshire bull terrier, which are often stereotyped as aggressive breeds, are believed to have followed the little boy to the dam before dragging him out of the water onto an embankment.

Police found the dogs lying next to the toddler, who suffered some scratches and cuts, believed to be inflicted during the rescue. Drag marks alongside the dam show where the dogs pulled the boy from the water.

The boy was taken to a local hospital where he was released in good health.

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EddieWayne
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EddieWayne
5 years ago

Good dogie, good dogie.

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George H.
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George H.
5 years ago

What great dogs! Heartwarming story.

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