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Choking Dog Saves His Own Life By Calling 999

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- 2279 days ago -
COPS who raced to a house after hearing desperate heavy breathing during an emergency call found a DOG had rung 999 while strangling itself with the telephone wire.

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 1:47 pm
Now there's a headline you don't read every day.

Alex Guppy (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 2:10 pm
thats just crazy lol glad the dogs okay

naomi cohen (55)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 4:16 pm
thank you lindsey. miracles do happen. i guess he really isn't so dopey. lol

Barb K (1688)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 4:32 pm
Poor ol' George! Looks like he's not dopey after all! Thnx Linds!

. (2)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 6:19 pm
"Hello, you beautiful doggie. God made you and he loves you. You can pray to God. He will hear you, You're as much a soul as I am.

Erika M (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 6:23 pm
Poor baby! I'm glad he's okay. I love basset hounds, they are so wrinkly and cute!

Bianca D (87)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 7:19 pm
Yay George! Naughty pooch! Smart doggie! Next time get your hooman to dial!
Tx Lindsey!

Rebecca Fung (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 8:41 pm
I am glad he is ok! He's adorable.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 8:42 pm
Basset hounds are the cutest...awe what am I saying I can't choose...they're all sweet (Animals).

Mary T (178)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 8:46 pm
Poor baby, I am glad he is okay.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 9:09 pm
Amazing dog.

Patricia N (9)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 9:37 pm
This is almost unbelievable. What a lucky dog. Or maybe he did know what he was doing.

Ra Sc (8)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 11:40 pm
I'm glad the dog is okay. Wow, that must have been really scary for him.

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 1:15 am

. (0)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 1:44 am
George is a super hero

thx Lindsey

Quanta Kiran (67)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 3:07 am

MmAway M (507)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 4:03 am
Thank you Lindsey...What a Smart Bassett Hound!!! Thank goodness that "RICK" when he saw George immediately RIPPED the wire off!

Dawn M (142)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 11:04 am

Sandi C (98)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 12:58 pm

EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (947)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 1:22 pm

Lucky escape ... George managed to paw the emergency number
Ben Lack

Paul had been left a key by college student Lydia to feed George later in the evening while she went out to do an evening shift as a waitress.

Lydia said: "By the time I got back the police had gone and George was looking a little sorry for himself.

"It is just so lucky that his paw managed to ring 999 otherwise he would have died.

"We still don't know how he managed it.

"It's one of those old-fashioned phones with the dialling ring.

"He's not usually very smart.

"He's really dopey and just likes to chew socks."


EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (947)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 1:23 pm
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Suzanne L (99)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 3:14 pm
Amazing. Good for George.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 7:14 pm
Great article! I am so glad he is okay. Very smart dog! Thanks Lindsey.

Ruth C (87)
Friday March 30, 2012, 10:02 am
Thank God he is okay!

DORIS L (61)
Friday March 30, 2012, 10:27 am
Oh my! I'm glad George is all right now.

Kay M (347)
Friday March 30, 2012, 11:33 am
wow. glad he's ok.

Veronica C (22)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 10:02 pm
That's pretty cool.

Jill Vickerman (416)
Friday April 6, 2012, 9:46 am
Poor boy thank goodness he is alright!
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