Canine heroes

Blast from the past…


(1) BARILLO, an eight year old Metizo dog, died while trying to save a five year old boy from drowning in the sea along Italy’s Adriatic coast.  Barillo started barking, after seeing the child struggling in the sea at San Benedettodel Tronto, in the Marche region.  The canine then jumped straight into the sea to save the boy, after failing to catch the owner’s attention.  The dog brought the boy to safety, but drowned before reaching the shore —– after swallowing too much water.
(2) RUPEE touches Everest !  It’s a CANINE FIRST : —- Slumdog mountaineer !  A homeless 8-month old Indian dog named RUPEE has scripted history, by becoming the FIRST CANINE to reach Mount Everest Base Camp.  RUPEE, the first dog ever officially recorded at the Everest Base Camp at 5,364 mts. undertook the grueling challenge, against all odds, after being rescued by Joanne Lefson from a…

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