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Dog Saves Drunk Man's Life By Eating His Toe


Animals  (tags: Medical, Diabetic, Dog, Hero, Drunk, Animal )

Clare
- 1503 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
A dog who chewed off his owner's big toe when he passed out after a day of drinking has been hailed a lifesaver. 'Have-a-toe-hero' Kiko, a Jack Russell terrier, apparently sensed an infection in Jerry Douthett's right big toe.



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Julie van Niekerk (230)
Wednesday August 4, 2010, 5:52 am
Good dog - hope this owner comes to senses and reward his dog for saving his life.
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Wednesday August 4, 2010, 6:03 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Philippa P. (154)
Wednesday August 4, 2010, 6:33 am
Strange!
 

milca V. (75)
Wednesday August 4, 2010, 6:48 am
who would want to eat an infected toe if it wasnt his dog to save his 'daddy'?... remarkable!
 

Antonio Amador (60)
Wednesday August 4, 2010, 6:55 am
Amazing. Thank you for sharing
 

Noelle S. (6)
Wednesday August 4, 2010, 12:59 pm
That's absolutely amazing. Thanks for posting.
 

Cindy C. (125)
Wednesday August 4, 2010, 3:24 pm
OH BLIMEY SO WEIRD AND STRANGE. MIND YOU DOGS ARE USUALLY GOOD AT KNOWING WHAT IS INFECTED AND WHAT IS NOT????
 

Lynn D. (0)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 5:05 pm
Dog's are much smarter than people think and I often think SMARTER than the average human! Hope the family takes good care of the hero! Thanks for posting!
 

Michelle M. (5)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 5:15 pm
wow.
 

Lynn Marie M. (22)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 5:18 pm
Kind of tummy turning. But the dog is a treasure.
 

Jessie H. (7)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 5:32 pm
Wow... that's really... disgusting.
 

Jo Balltes (44)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 5:46 pm
wow that is an amazing story...I hope the owner rewards this clever loyal dog. Thank you very much for sharing. x
 

Mark H. (28)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 5:52 pm
Wow! Now THAT'S a service animal!
 

Charlie L. (47)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 6:21 pm
From now on when Jerry is tempted to have a drink he should look at where his big toe used to be, and just play with Kiko instead of drinking.
 

Andrea Dorazio (56)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 6:30 pm
Oh my gosh thats amazing! I hope Kiko has gotten the taste of infected toe out of his mouth!
 

RebeccaAWAY S. (38)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 6:36 pm
Our dog, a female mix named Sable, can tell when my Type I diabetic husband's blood sugar is getting low. She will lick and harrass him until he gets up and gets an soda or something to eat. If he is asleep, she will get me and take me to him. I can touch his forhead and if he feels sweaty, I know he needs sugar fast. She is intelligent and sweet. Dogs can tell so much by smell.
 

Jess J. (11)
Thursday August 5, 2010, 6:44 pm
Gross, but... thanks for sharing. Interesting & amazing, but... still pretty gross :-D
 

Dee Espin (0)
Friday August 6, 2010, 3:23 pm
Agreed, it is gross, but good doggie!!!
 
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