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Dog Alerts Family to Child Abuse


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

Cher
- 366 days ago - all-creatures.org
Alexis Khan, a South Carolina woman who had been hired to care for Benjamin and Hope Jordan's seven month old son, has been sentenced to one to three years in prison after pleading guilty to abuse charges. The family dog is credited with alerting



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charlotte nichols (15)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 8:21 am
Amazing dog
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 8:39 am
I hope this 4 legged hero is pampered with treats and affection galore! Thanks
 

Constance F. (433)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:16 am
Great story ~ that exemplifies once again the fabulous nature of dog ~ So glad these people had him !
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:29 am
Amazing this Doggie Truly is.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 9:57 am
Not always a fan of technology, but, in this case, thank goodness.
 

Kit B. (276)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:25 am

How much more damaged might have been if the dog had not alerted them? Nanny cam's are also a very good idea. A real hero this dog.
 

Connie O. (42)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:40 am
Another wonderful reason to have a dog!
 

Jude Hand (59)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 11:34 am
Noted and tweeted. Dogs are amazing creatures...I'm glad they realized it before more time went by.
 

Julie E. (345)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:13 pm
Wow! The dog may have saved the babies life. Still sad the baby was abused for so long.
 

monka blanke (74)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:11 pm
good dog !!
 

Heather L. (3)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:19 pm
Another reason to always trust your best friends instincts.
 

Carol D. (109)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 2:25 pm
Dogs are amazing why would you ever want to hurt one
 

Ilona V. (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 2:48 pm
Thanks. Dogs are not only better but also more intelligent than people.
 

Lauren Kozen (158)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:02 pm
Amazing dog! Thanks for posting this Cher.
 

Ruth M. (252)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 5:20 pm
Amazing dog just shows you how intelligent they are!!!
 

Dale O. (193)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 8:54 pm
Marvellous, dogs often have good reason to be cautious...they know people!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 11:30 am
Listen to your animals people, if they start acting strange that means something is wrong.
 

Sara P. (57)
Monday September 16, 2013, 8:59 am
Wonderful dog, thanks for sharing this story Cher.
 
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