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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Central PA

    Dog Saves Elderly "Owners"

    Dog tunnels through snow to save owners

    A seven year old German Shepherd - Timberwolf mixed dog named Shana is quite a canine hero in Alden as the story spreads of her efforts to save her owners during the October surprise storm.
    Eve and Norman Fertig, who are both 81 years old, were out treating injured birds in the Wildlife Sanctuary on their Alden property on the night of October 12th. They left as the storm intensified but, were soon trapped by falling trees and heavy snow as they tried to walk back to their home. Eve realized they could die in the bitter cold but, fortunately, Shana was with them.

    As the cold and snow chilled them both without heavy coats and gloves, Shana started digging under the snow and trees.

    More at link (including video!):

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    I read this a little earlier and loved it. dogs are so loyal. she saved good people who were trying to save good creatures. one good turn deserves another.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Thanks for the article Pandora.


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