Mom Dog Rescues Her Puppies From Fire By Carrying Them To Safety In Her Mouth

4/2/2017

In an event showing maternal instinct in all its glory, a mother dog saved all her puppies from a blazing fire. She carried them all to the safety of the fire truck and the photos have touched the hearts of many.

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A fire broke out in a house inSanta Rosa de Temuco, Chile, after a car exploded in the street outfront.Amanda, the German shepherd mix who lived in the house, did not hesitate for a second to risk her own life in saving her offspring. Taking them in her mouth, she carried them to the truck where the firemen were waiting.

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She did more than trip to get all the puppies to safety, after which she lay down next to them while the firefighters battled withthe flames.

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Once the fire was under control, Amanda and her puppies were taken to a veterinary clinic. Some of them were suffering from burns, and one of them sadly passed away. The four other puppies made it through without a scratch. Felipe Lara, the veterinarian who took care of the family, said that in the beginning, the protective Amanda would not let her get close the the puppies.

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As she understood that the doctor wanted to help, she let them take over but stayed close to their sides throughout the treatment.

H/t: DailyMail