Dogs Save a Girl’s Life [NEWS]

Posted by Zak Reid

On a brisk Canadian evening a 9 year old girl went missing. Meghan, from north of Edmonton, was last seen riding her bike at about 6 pm. wearing just a spring jacket and sweatpants.

After a short time, when she didn’t return, her family began to worry. Luckily, young Meghan was accompanied by her three dogs and they helped her survive the night. (Animals are the best.)

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Meghan with her 3 companions. Photo: CBC Canada

Starky, Brute and Prince are the real MVPs of this story. These three dogs knew what to do when Meghan found herself in the middle of the woods at nightfall.

The night wasn’t a warm tropical night either. Meghan’s from the Frog Lake First Nation close to Edmonton, Canda. With near-freezing temperatures at night and the child under-dressed, her family and neighbors were understandably very worried.

A search party was quickly assembled of about 30-40 people between community members and the police. After a full night of fruitless searching, the police were preparing to order helicopter assistance from Edmonton when…

…Meghan emerged from the woods at about 7 am. with her 3 dogs in tow. She was walking and seemingly unscathed when an elder spotted her. He drove her home in his truck, where she was immediately taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

After carefully reviewing her, the doctors confirmed she was fine and sent her home.

“She said that she had laid down and her dogs kind of huddled around her to keep her warm throughout the night,” Sgt. Barry Larocque said.

“It is a bit of a wild story. I’ve never experienced it in my career,” he added.

Just another example of the deep connection between humans and animals.

Michael Cross, Meghan’s uncle, spoke about the dogs: “[t]hey’re always by her side. They’ve just grown together, they’ve bonded very well. The dogs are very protective of Meghan.”

We can connect with dogs, cats, birds, other humans, trees, plants, all of them. Don’t forget it. Make it stronger.

Have you ever had a pet? Did it bring positivity and happiness to your life? Did you feel connected? Share with us in the comments below.

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Happy Friday.

Zak Reid

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Comments ( 3 )

  1. Replykatelon
    I grew up with dogs. My Mom raised English Bulldogs. I loved the smell of new puppies. Later we went through a series of dogs, and I had dogs as an adult, too. I've had ferrets also, and my son had some rats. I love animals.
  2. ReplyLife, Love and Whatever
    Wow very touching.
    • ReplyQuickMeUps
      Thank you! Not sure why, but this comment ended up in my Spam folder. Hope all's well with you! I need to write some new posts lol

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