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Monday, September 15, 2008

Dog saves his master by dialing 911

Wow, it would be cool if Norma could have a dog like this...unfortunately, she'd have to be disciplined enough to remember the dog's commands and keep up with training, and that part is hard for her. Found this in the AZ Republic newspaper on Monday morning. You can click the link for up to a month, but it's not permanent.

Associated Press Writer

"Man's best friend" doesn't go far enough for Buddy — a German shepherd who remembered his training and saved his owner's life by calling 911 when the man had a seizure.

And it's not the first time Buddy has been there for owner Joe Stalnaker, a police officer said Sunday.

On a recording of the 911 call Wednesday, Buddy is heard whimpering and barking after the dispatcher answers and repeatedly asks if the caller needs help.

"Hello, this is 911. Hello ... Can you hear me? Is there somebody there you can give the phone to," says the dispatcher, Chris Trott...

...go to the article on AZCentral.com to read more and hear the recording.
Dog calls 911 after owner has seizure from Associated Press

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