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Amazing Animals: A Guide Dog Turns Into a Guard Dog, Saving Her Owner's Life


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

Cher
- 496 days ago - dogster.com
Jolanda is the eyes of her blind owner, but when men broke into her home, she was also protector.



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Christeen Anderson (490)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 6:57 am
Another hero dog. Extra treats please. Thank you.
 

caroline s. (80)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 9:13 am
ha ha, you're right, Christeen! Extra treats please ;-))
 

Sara P. (57)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 10:08 am
Fantastic baby!!! Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Connie O. (42)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 11:22 am
What a great story! A very well trained dog! TY.
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 11:26 am
:-))))) !!
 

Jude Hand (59)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 2:08 pm
Noted. Go, Jolanda!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 2:21 pm
Amazing doesn't scratch the surface...
 

Barbara V. (51)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:07 pm
Angels-in-training can be dogs too. What a wonderful story! Bless that dear canine friend of hers.
 

Claudia O. (73)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:47 pm
What a wonderful story. Good Dog!
 

Birgit W. (144)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:50 pm
What a dog! Amazing.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 4:29 pm
Lab's are super dogs, I love them!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 4:50 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Vera Taylor (46)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 5:09 pm
any dog worth having will protect the person it loves. But it depends on how the human treats it.
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 6:00 pm
Guide dogs are NOT Guard dogs or vice versa! For anyone thinking they are, inform yourself for goodness sake. As if becoming a Guide or Guard dog is not difficult enough? To hear Vera say "any dog worth having (what does "worth having" mean anyway????) will protect ....." is an insult to the intensive training, obligation and responsibility of the Guide or Guard dog.....this dog is a true hero....now go educate yourselves.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 7:18 pm
The wolves of the Sahara that became dogs were originally hired with this sort of task in mind, 20 to 150 millennia ago. We as humans are still benefitting from the deal, as are the dogs.
 

Dale O. (190)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 8:11 pm
A wonderful and sensitive dog, Jolanda saved the day and a person's life. She is a treasure. Glad to see there has been an arrest.
 

Klaus Peters (12)
Friday May 10, 2013, 6:06 am
Man's best friend, what more to say.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday May 10, 2013, 3:46 pm
Good story. The jerks trying to break in are cowards.
 

Marie Therese Hanulak (30)
Friday May 10, 2013, 3:50 pm
Gosh I hope this lady moves. If these scum bags have it in for her, next time they might kill that wonderful dog. Better to move away.
 

janet f. (29)
Friday May 10, 2013, 7:07 pm
I hope both of those bastards are given long prison sentences.
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 5:17 am
great story!! animals are awesome!!
 
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