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This Dog Jumped In Front Of A Bus To Protect His Blind Owner! Deets HERE!

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A guide dog's protective instincts kicked in when his owner was in danger!

This dog brought new meaning to "man's best friend" when he saved his blind owner.

Audrey Stone was crossing the street with her guide dog, Figo, in Brewster, New York. But, when a school bus was headed straight for them, the golden retriever's hero instincts kicked in.

The service dog threw himself in front of the mini-bus to protect his owner.

[ Related: Dog Tragically Dies At Petco ]


The bus still hit them both, but she and her pup are currently recovering.

Figo is in a splint after his leg was reportedly cut down to the bone, but he is "on the mend and doing extremely well," according to an employee at Middlebranch Veterinary.

Meanwhile, Audrey is being treated at Danbury Hospital for a broken ankle, elbow, and three fractured ribs.

We can't imagine what would have happened if Figo hadn't responded so heroically! We applaud his bravery and are glad he and Audrey are on the road to recovery!

[Image via AP Images.]

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Ann Taylor Gives Disabled Shopper & Guide Dog The Boot!

This is just wrong!

Becky Andrews retail therapy sesh at a Salt Lake City Ann Taylor store was cut short when an employee stopped and told her and guide dog Cricket weren't welcome!


Andrews suffers from a degenerative eye condition, Retinitis pigmentosa and needs a seeing eye dog to get around!

Becky explained

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Guide Dog Calls 911 When Blind Owner Is Attacked!

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This guide dog sprang into action QUICK!

A 52 year old blind woman was viciously attacked by an unknown assailant this morning in Philadelphia.

The attacker choked, beat, and threw the woman down 10 flights of stairs before fleeing the scene

The seeing-eye dog used a special device to call the police and they are currently investigating the matter.

Thankfully, this dog was highly trained and the woman is suffering from minor injuries.

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Diabetic Teen Gets By With A Little Help From A Dog

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13 year old Ashley Bogden loves to do all those things a teen should, however she has to be careful because of her diabetes.

She was diagnosed with type 1/insulin-dependent diabetes when she was 10 years old. She has to make sure to check her blood sugar many times a day in order to check that it does not get too low.

The Bogden family found out about the program Dogs4Diabetics, which matched trained dogs with diabetic people. The dogs were trained by scent to notice when their owners blood sugar was getting low.

When the dogs notice the low blood sugar they do something to let their owner know such as a nudge, a sound or pick up a cloth that is connected to their collar.

Ashley just recently got her dog, Bria in March and the family is adjusting to life with the pup!

Ashley is happy because she does not only have someone looking out for her, but she got a best friend too!!

Awww, this is great!!!

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