Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Dog Saves Abandoned Newborn Baby in Garbage Dump With Umbilical Cord Still Attached
A dog rummaging in a garbage dump in Kharbika, Oman saved a newborn baby’s life. On October 31, 2015, a local man riding a bike noticed a stray dog walking on the road with something in his mouth that is full of blood. As he looked closer, he was shocked to see that it was a newborn baby with umbilical cord still attached.
The man said the dog saved the baby's life when it picked up the abandoned child and carried it to the nearest house.
According to the Arabic language daily Sada, “Those who posted the pictures said the dog carried the baby to the nearest house, whose dwellers rushed her to the hospital…the baby’s life was saved by the dog.”
According to the news agency, the baby was abandoned by the mother near a waste bin.