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Someone Asks Whether Dog Owners Would Give 5 Years Of Their Life To Their Dog, And This Reply Goes Viral
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Someone Asks Whether Dog Owners Would Give 5 Years Of Their Life To Their Dog, And This Reply Goes Viral

Nearly every dog owner out there would agree that their pet is their best buddy. Their friend. Their adorable amigo and crafty companion.

But how many of them would cut 5 years of their lives to give them to their doggos? That’s the question that one Reddit user posed and one of the responses they got was just incredible.

A redditor named Experimentallity told the internet how their dog, a bull terrier called Daisy, protected them and their kids from an aggressive bear. Scroll down to read the redditor’s story in their own words and let us know if a best boy or girl has ever helped you out when you were in need, fellow Pandas.

One owner shared how his dog saved them and their family from a bear

Image credits: localpups (not the actual photo)

Experimentallity’s story struck a chord with the Reddit community, getting over 9.2k upvotes and 8 awards. And the best part? Even though the bear wounded brave ol’ Daisy, she’s alive and loved more than ever (even though she doesn’t go on walks anymore).

“When a pine needle drops in the forest, a turkey sees it, a deer hears it, and a bear smells it,” the US Scouting Service Project repeats an old saying about just how finely-tuned bears’ senses are. Though bears tend to be disinterested in people, encounters with them aren’t unknown. Bears are fast, strong, and ferocious, so it’s a good idea to know how to deal with them if you ever encounter ‘em while hiking or vacationing.

These animals will defend their territory and their young (we like to think of them as teddy bears), so it’s vital that you never feed or approach a bear.

If you’re camping, you ought to put away all of your food and trash. Otherwise, the smell might attract bears. For that very same reason, you shouldn’t eat in or anywhere near your tent, trailer, or cabin because the smell will linger. You should also avoid using anything with a strong odor like perfumes, cosmetics, soaps, and hair sprays.

However, if you do end up spotting a bear in the distance, either leave the area or make a wide detour. But. Do. Not. Run. Don’t scream. And don’t make any sudden movements.

If a bear is showing aggression, slowly back up and softly talk to it in a low tone of voice. Staying calm, cool, and collected is the best way to get out of the situation unharmed. If you feel that your life is in danger, slowly climb a tree and wait for the bear to leave.

Do you have any more tips about protecting yourselves from bears, dear Readers? Would you give up 5 years of your lives to give them to your dogs? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.

Here’s how some people reacted to the story. Some of them even shared similar stories of their own

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Carol Emory
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2 years ago (edited)

There was a little girl walking her maltese down the street when two pitt bulls came running out the back alley and started tearing at the maltese. I stopped my car, ran yelling at the pitts, kicked one in the face so it would let go of the malty. Both started to run back to their backyard. But as they did..one turned to come back and I heard the malty start snarling and barking at it. The pitt looked at me..I stomped my foot on the ground and yelled for it to go home. It ran off. Malty collapsed, was taken to the vet. Full recovery and spoiled rotten from there on out for being brave enough to try to defend a little girl. The pitts, unfortunately, were seized by animal control and euthanized as it was the 3rd incident with them doing this. Horrible owner of those pitts caused them to lose their life by not properly socializing them. I feel bad for the dogs.

EHops
Community Member
2 years ago

I love how you put the blame on the owner of the pits and not the dogs themselves, dogs don't know any better than what their shown poor pups. I'm so happy the Maltese made a full recovery deserves the world ♥️

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Kathy Baylis
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2 years ago (edited)

When I was little, we had a big, beautiful, and oh so gentle Saint Bernard named Heidi, who was such a wonderful companion for a small child. We also lived in a farmhouse that was on kind of a busy road, and had a fence with a gate around the front of the property facing that road. One day, when I was about 2 years old (which would make it 1962-1963), I decided to explore that front fence and gate. Years later, my mother told me she saw me toddle down the front walk towards the gate and, as she was running out the front door, she also saw Heidi galloping down the walk fast enough to pass me and plop all of her 150 lbs down right in front of the gate, so I wouldn’t be able to get to the road. When my mother finally got to me, she said I was trying to push Heidi out of the way, which of course wasn’t going to happen. Heidi saved my little life that day. I love her so much for it—-and her gentle companionship in my toddles around the house and property—-that I would happily give her the 57 years I’ve been alive now since that day.

Carol Emory
Community Member
2 years ago

My sister had a German Shepherd named Heidi...

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Iggy
Community Member
2 years ago

i have to stop reading these articles on my tea break. I always go back to work with red eyes! Well done, Daisy!

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Carol Emory
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

There was a little girl walking her maltese down the street when two pitt bulls came running out the back alley and started tearing at the maltese. I stopped my car, ran yelling at the pitts, kicked one in the face so it would let go of the malty. Both started to run back to their backyard. But as they did..one turned to come back and I heard the malty start snarling and barking at it. The pitt looked at me..I stomped my foot on the ground and yelled for it to go home. It ran off. Malty collapsed, was taken to the vet. Full recovery and spoiled rotten from there on out for being brave enough to try to defend a little girl. The pitts, unfortunately, were seized by animal control and euthanized as it was the 3rd incident with them doing this. Horrible owner of those pitts caused them to lose their life by not properly socializing them. I feel bad for the dogs.

EHops
Community Member
2 years ago

I love how you put the blame on the owner of the pits and not the dogs themselves, dogs don't know any better than what their shown poor pups. I'm so happy the Maltese made a full recovery deserves the world ♥️

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Kathy Baylis
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

When I was little, we had a big, beautiful, and oh so gentle Saint Bernard named Heidi, who was such a wonderful companion for a small child. We also lived in a farmhouse that was on kind of a busy road, and had a fence with a gate around the front of the property facing that road. One day, when I was about 2 years old (which would make it 1962-1963), I decided to explore that front fence and gate. Years later, my mother told me she saw me toddle down the front walk towards the gate and, as she was running out the front door, she also saw Heidi galloping down the walk fast enough to pass me and plop all of her 150 lbs down right in front of the gate, so I wouldn’t be able to get to the road. When my mother finally got to me, she said I was trying to push Heidi out of the way, which of course wasn’t going to happen. Heidi saved my little life that day. I love her so much for it—-and her gentle companionship in my toddles around the house and property—-that I would happily give her the 57 years I’ve been alive now since that day.

Carol Emory
Community Member
2 years ago

My sister had a German Shepherd named Heidi...

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Iggy
Community Member
2 years ago

i have to stop reading these articles on my tea break. I always go back to work with red eyes! Well done, Daisy!

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