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He Really Is a DOG's Best Friend: Brave Teenager, 15, Revives Pet Staffie By Giving It the Kiss of Life

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- 2514 days ago -
A schoolboy who leaped into a river to save his dog from drowning brought his pet back to life by giving him the kiss of life. Dean Allen, 15, risked his own life to haul his lifeless Staffordshire Bull Terrier Bronk from the water on to the river bank.

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Vallee R (280)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 6:27 am
Noted - glad they are both OK - [posted in groups.
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SANDRA R (144)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 8:00 am
Glad they are both OK. Noted. Thank you Simone.

Debbie Hogan (115)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 8:09 am
Now that's love. Brave boy.

. (1)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 8:42 am
Noted. Thank you Simone.

Samantha Trosky (152)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 1:54 pm
I am glad both are Ok. It's nice to get good news. :)

Nancy A (3)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 2:02 pm
Great story. I'm so happy both are alright. Everyone should have the same love for their pets. I know I do. Noted!

Constance F (418)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 2:11 pm
Great story. I think alot of people who love their animals by instinct would jump into the water to rescue their beloved animal, but what's really awesome is the young man knew what to do resucitate him. Alot of people would not know that. KUDOS! They should teach animal welfare, first aid in every school room.

Patricia G (110)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 2:22 pm
Lovely story! Brave boy!

Ernest Emiohe (0)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 2:38 pm
That was a brave thing for a 15 yr old. 9ice everyone ought to copy dat. Thank God they r both alife today but 4 d boy"s action.

Annie Cowling (116)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 3:40 pm
Such a wonderful story God Bless them both, thank-you for sharing Simone.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 4:11 pm
Great , glad the dog is on the mend , hope the boy and dog will be together for a long time !!!

Dorothy Freeman (1)
Tuesday July 5, 2011, 8:10 pm
a shining example of how our youth should be KUDOS young man !!

Yvonne F (181)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 4:55 am
A true animal friend. We need more of those!

KS Goh (0)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 5:10 am
Thanks for the article.

End CrueltyDeb W (154)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 9:03 am
How wonderful!

linda b (186)
Wednesday July 6, 2011, 12:21 pm
Kudos to Dean, glad they are both safe and sound. Thanks Simone.
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