Trainer Saves the Puppy Two Hours Before It’s Put to Death, and the Dog Saves Her Son Seven Years Later
Smart dogs often show restlessness and unmanageable behavior as puppies. This was the case with Ruby, an Australian Shepherd puppy.
The shelter tagged her as unadoptable and arranged for her to be put down. Just 2 hours before being put down, dog trainer Patricia Inman intervened and begged for Ruby’s life, writes ilovemydogsomuch
Patricia believed that a gifted dog like Ruby would do well with the K9 unit. Her efforts paid off and Ruby was enrolled in a K9 training program. Her handler, Daniel O’Neil, had immense trouble in the early days of her training. But once Ruby settled down in a stable and loving environment, she became a force to be reckoned with!
Over 7 years, Ruby and Daniel helped crack many missing people cases and saved countless lives. One day, they received a call about a teenager missing for 24 hours. The family was heavily distressed. Ruby eventually found the missing teen passed out in the woods.
The teen had hit his head and was rushed to the hospital just in time to be saved.
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