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How a dog helped save the life of its owner

By Ohio.com Published: May 29, 2013

Earlier this year, there was a report about pet ownership being linked to better heart health. 

One dog in Texas is taking that idea to the next level. Cookie is being hailed as a hero for helping save the life of her owner. 

After feeling hot, Texas resident Michael Wayne Brown decided to turn on the air conditioner. The next thing he knew, he was in an ambulance. The man suffered a stroke and fell between the air conditioner and his bed.

To help get Brown help, Cookie barked at the man's wife and eventually bit her to get her to follow. Had Cookie not helped, Brown may have died.

Read more about this story here.


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