Dog Survives Stab Wound Defending Owner from Thief

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Would you jump in front of your dog to protect your pet if you knew someone wanted to stab or shoot him? We all say we would, but would we really? Our pets risk their lives all the time to protect us, and a dog from Argentina just proved that to save his owner.

Dicon is a dog from Rio Negro, Argentina, and on April 26, 2015, he almost died defending his owner. On Sunday morning, around 6 a.m. a thief broke into Gloria’s house, Dicon’s owner, while she and her two sons were asleep. The loyal dog heard the thief enter the house and went to investigate. The pet’s barks awoke Gloria who followed the dog.

Dicon recovering at the veterinary clinic.
Dicon recovering at the veterinary clinic.

 

When Gloria went to see why her dog was on the alert, she saw an armed man stabbing her loyal dog and fleeing the home.

Gloria was scared for her life, her son’s and her dog’s. The pet owner had undergone recent surgery and had limited mobility but as she could, she reached a phone and called police.

Even though officers took a while to arrive at the residence they were able to identify the criminal and apprehend him. However, Dicon laid on the floor bleeding to death, and even though Gloria pleaded with the officers to take her dog to a veterinary clinic, the officers refused.

Dicon before he was taken to the vet.
Dicon before he was taken to the vet.

 

The woman then took to Facebook to ask for help and before noon, neighbors and animal lovers arrived at the home to take Dicon to a veterinarian and save his life.

The loyal dog arrived at the clinic in critical condition, but he has since healed and made a remarkable recovery. He is expected to go home soon.

56 thoughts on “Dog Survives Stab Wound Defending Owner from Thief”

  1. The officers were probably at the donut shop. Had to hurry and go back for seconds the reason they didn’t care about her fur baby. So happy it’s going to be OK.

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  2. I had a very large pit bull charge out of their yard onto a street that I was walking my dog – on a leash – and I didn’t hesitate to put myself between that aggressive pit and my sweet girl. It stopped just short when I swung at it with my stick but I don’t know what would have happened if I didn’t have the damn big stick in my hand…

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  3. People criticize social media such as Facebook but I think it has a real place in today’s world enabling people to reach out and help strangers in need. Well done Dicon, speedy recovery.

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