the love of a mother for her children crosses all boundaries!

During an early morning response to a house fire in Santa Rose de Temuco, Chile, firefighters witnessed the unbelievable.

A mother dog risked her life to save her puppies from the fire surrounding the burning house, which started because of a car bomb.

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The mother dog, Amanda, raced back and forth between the house, putting her 10 day old puppies in the safest place she could find – a fire truck!

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She didn’t stop racing back into the fire until all of her puppies were safely away from the fire. The firemen on scene could not believe their eyes. Most people have never seen a dog this smart or this brave!

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After rescuing all of her pups from the blaze, Amanda sat down next to them, protecting them with her body. Onlookers called an emergency veterinary service and she and her pups were rushed to the hospital. Aside from one puppy being treated for serious burns, the entire family are alive and well – thanks to the bravery of Amanda!

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What a heroic mother!

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MUTTerings of a dog at Wagg HQ! Normally seen relaxing under the directors desk, after a day of bin emptying & failed treat stealing - but one day....!!

Posted on January 14, 2013, in Happy Stories and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 31 Comments.

  1. Awww that a brought a tear to my eye. What a wonderful Mom Amanda is 🙂 Have a funtaztic Monday xx0xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  2. That is just aroootiful
    Wally & Sammy

  3. I need my tissues too, thanks for sharing… those pictures are so touching and heartwarming…

  4. OMG!Such a brave little mum,lets hope the all continue to thrive,,Speedy and mum

  5. Wot a lovely and brave mummy! #woof

  6. What a perfect way to call it a day.
    Thanks!

  7. Reblogged this on Doggy's Style and commented:
    Good news before heading to bed.

  8. yourothermotherhere

    Isn’t that amazing?

  9. What a smart, caring Mum she is, a wonderful story, thank you for sharing 🙂

  10. Fantastic story and thank you for sharing!

  11. What a beautiful story

  12. Oh my word, this is the most heartwarming, wonderful story. What a brilliant and brave Mom!

  13. Thanks for sharing this wonderful story!

  14. Heartwarming, indeed.

  15. Love this story ! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  16. Well this most certainly touched my heart, she’s a wonderful mother putting her own life at risk to save her babies. I do hope the little puppy with the burns pulls through. Thank you for sharing.

  17. OMD that is just beautiful. What a brave mummy!

  18. Best photos I’ve seen all afternoon Leo – thank you!

  19. …. I have tears in my eyes … what a wonderful sunshine story. Hope of all my heart that Amanda and her pups will be okay and have gentle lives.

  20. What an amazing story.
    And what an amazing doggy-mom.
    xo

  21. Aww I love stories like this! Thanks so much for sharing 🙂

  22. Hey Dalton, Jet here.

    Dude, that’s an incredible story… inspiring… Mom hoped you would report a positive outcome.

  23. ARRRROOOO there Dalton!! Mom is trying to get hold of you – we need a picture of you for the V-Day Ball please – you can e-mail us at wright(dot)robs@gmial(dot)com
    Wally & Sammy

  24. Dogs are the BEST! Love love love this story, thanks for sharing. x

  25. I love that story. It definitely helps define a mother’s love in any species.

  26. Wonderful story with a happy ending! I hope the puppies all get z home

  27. Hi Dalton,I have something for you,When you have a minute pop by,xx Speedy

  28. What a heartwarming story! Thank you for sharing!

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