This pit bull was almost put down for 'mauling' a boy – but it turns out he was actually saving the child's life - YOU.co.za

Buddy the pit-bull cross was nearly euthanised after he bit a young boy in New South Wales, Australia. But that's not the whole story. As it turns out, the pup was actually pulling the nine-year-old boy from a river. And Buddy's actions saved his life.

Hero dog who 'stopped mother from drowning her son' saved from being put down by petition - The Independent

A pit bull who faced being put down even though he was thought to have saved a nine-year-old boy from drowning, has been spared after a petition went viral. The dog, named Buddy, is believed to have dragged the child from the Murray River in Australia, ...

Pitbull that 'saved boy's life' will not be put down - Telegraph.co.uk

A dog who reportedly 'attacked' an Australian woman will not be put down, as his owners had feared, after police determined that the animal had been acting to defend the woman's son. More than 50,000 people had signed a petition to spare the dog's life ...

Days of anguish over a river tragedy in Australia - BBC News

A tragedy involving two young boys who were allegedly attacked by their mother has dominated Australian headlines since Thursday. According to police, the woman tried to drown the boys, aged five and nine, in the Murray River, which divides the states ...

Dog faced being put down for biting boy while trying to save his life after his mother tried to drown him - Metro

A pitbull has been saved from being put down after it was revealed he bit a boy while saving his life. Buddy was actually helping the nine-year-old out of a river after his mother allegedly tried to drown him in a river in Moama, New South Wales. Plane ...

Petition to save dog involved in Moama drowning tragedy - Daily Advertiser

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