Unwanted Dog Becomes Young Girls’ Hero

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On November 14, 2013, a mixed breed, family dog who had been given away to a stranger saved his two young human owners, ages nine and three, from being rape victims in Campo Ramón, Misiones, Argentina.

According to Clarin News, the girls’ mother reported to local police that her daughters had been dragged to a semi-secluded area, where a man attempted to sexually abuse them.

Photo Credit: Stock Image – Argentinean Street Dog.
Photo Credit: Stock Image – Argentinean Street Dog.

The mother said she had never seen the assailant before, but on that day he stopped by the house and asked if he could take the family dog with him. It appeared the man knew the mother did not want to keep the dog anymore. Willingly, the mother handed the man her loyal pet, but minutes later the man came back to return the dog. It was at the moment the rapist came across the two young girls.

The children where walking towards a corner store and when the man saw them.  He abandoned the dog, hid, and waited for the girls. The man then jumped out, grabbed the girls and took them to a semi-secluded area where he started to abuse the nine-year old.

The older child screamed for help. Her actions enraged the assailant and he pushed her aside to abuse the younger girl instead.

What the rapist didn’t know was that the canine he had abandoned had followed him and his young owners to the criminal site.

When the four-legged hero saw the three-year-old being fondled, the brave dog jumped into action and bit the sexual abuser several times on one of his legs. The man had no choice but to leave the girls alone and run away.

Soon, nearby locals who had heard the girls’ screams came to the rescue and called the police.

The rapist is still at large but if it wasn’t for the heroic dog, the criminal would have gotten his way with the young children.

We hope the girls’ mother rethinks her decision to get rid of her pet. The dog is a hero and he should be given the same unconditional love he showed his young owners.


10 thoughts on “Unwanted Dog Becomes Young Girls’ Hero”

  1. This isn’t a very well written story. Still good though.
    Dogs are so precious and this one deserves a better home than with someone who would just hand him over to anyone. It doesn’t matter what her circumstances are. Any loving human being would make sure their furbaby went to a good home.
    Atleast the girls are safe.

  2. Not well written article and yet that “owner” was purely a selfish idiot had absolutely NO reason to give away the dog and NOW, keeping the dog cuz he did something noble? That idiotic owner does not deserve him at all. I rather not for him to keep the dog out of guilt. Pathetic and poor choice!! That dog saving the girls’ show how guile that owner WAS! THANK GOODNESS about the girls’ safety AND the dog’s fight to stay “home” not “homeless”. *muttering* ..idiot.

  3. I hope someone reads about this dog and puts him on the pedestal her deserves, what a hero! I agree that this dog deserves a great home, he has what many pet owners would love, bravery. And he’s also tall, dark and handsome, the whole package if you ask me. Pets=Love

  4. I did not like the non-committal ending of “We hope.” Please find out what happened to the dog…

    • This wonderful dog was adopted, by someone from a shelter; fortunately for the dog- not by the idiot who gave him away to a stranger.

  5. I agree that the standard of writing is deplorable. Some parts don’t even make sense. Please get an editor!

  6. The mother would be stupid to not keep the dog now. Who even gives away a loyal dog just because they ‘don’t want it anymore’? Why even get a dog if you’re not even going to keep it?


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