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Our Easter Hero: A Dog Jumps Into An Icy River to Save a Little Girl

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, children )

- 1878 days ago -
Adam Shaw's Lab mix, Rocky, knew exactly what to do to save a girl who had fallen through the ice.

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Ruth C (87)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 7:57 am

Karen Avery (118)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 9:24 am
What a lovely story = I'm so glad they were all ok!!

Kit B (276)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 9:44 am

What touching story, what a great dog!

Christeen A (369)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 11:01 am
I love dog heros. Extra treats please. Thank you.

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:37 pm

michelle t (41)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 1:47 pm
The parents need to provide their children with appropriate supervision.
This poor dog should not have been put in a position of extreme danger due to slack parents

janet f (29)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 1:54 pm
You go, Rocky!

Suzanne L (99)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 2:45 pm
Yay Rocky. He's no youngster but still brave and strong. A genuine hero.

Jaime A (52)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:00 pm
Great story, thanks.!!

Susan L (150)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:22 pm
Dogs are wonderful!!! What a happy story.

Ruth M (235)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:28 pm
Great story for a change!

Linda P (0)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:58 pm
So glad everyone is okay, Dogs are so amazing!! I can't imagine my life without them.

Dianne D (490)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:59 pm
Most animals can and will be hero's. Humans maybe not so much.

Tammy B (9)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 4:11 pm

. (0)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 4:15 pm
No other word than HERO.

Birgit W (160)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 4:45 pm

Sheri Schongold (7)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 5:10 pm
Thank you for allowing a dog to do what he knows best, to help and love another. He is wonderful and I, personally, think he should get steak for a month.

Barb K (1688)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 8:15 pm
Wow! God sent two angels that day; one human and one very special dog, Rocky. TY Cher.

Joy Wong (103)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:01 am
Yes, you are so right, Barb. Rocky you are a Special Angel. Adam and Rocky ... God Bless you.

Julia R (296)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:17 am
Rocky is a true hero! Not one time did he hesitate or show any fear. He remained undaunted in his steadfast courage! He knew that he had to rescue that little girl and he did it! Great story about the courage and nobility of our canine friends! TY Cher.

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:47 am
:) Way to go Rocky!!!

Leslene Dunn (84)
Friday April 5, 2013, 5:01 am
Rocky my precious angel - if I was there I would have smothered you with hugs and kisses - you are such an amazing dog - I hope your owner knows how special you are.

Sandi C (98)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:57 am
noted hope he gets extra treats and a hero medal?

Kay M (347)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:13 am

Day R (9)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:40 am

Kathryn Niell (112)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:28 pm
I got a kick out of the reward Rocky received: a giant bone. He certainly deserved it after saving Samara's life!

m B (69)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:36 pm
Dogs are amazing!

Carol H (229)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 4:48 am
animals are awesome!! microsoft ads are annoying!!

Debbie Crowe (87)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 4:05 am
Thank you Mr. Shaw and Rocky, the Heroes!

I don't think those girls will be tobogganing anywhere near the ice again!
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