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Hero dog keeps boy, 2, warm for two days in subzero porch after mother vanishes

By The Siberian Times reporter
10 February 2017

Pet saves helpless child's life acting as surrogate parent in temperatures averaging minus 12C.

The boy survived only because of the dog's instincts to keep him warm in the cold conditions. Picture: YSIA

A mother abandoned her son who was eventually found by neighbours suffering from acute hypothermia. 

The boy survived only because of the dog's instincts to keep him warm in the cold conditions. Local officials described the dog as a 'hero' and 'saviour'.  

The unheated porch was attached to a house in a village in the Loktevsky district of Altai region in southern Siberia. 

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The unheated porch was attached to a house in a village in the Loktevsky district of Altai region in southern Siberia. Pictures: The Siberian Times

The boy, found in January in a previously unreported case, remains in hospital, according to reports tonight. 

The mother faces a potential jail sentence and losing the rights to raise her child. She only returned 4 days after the child had been found by neighbours, alone in the home except for the dog. 

She is being investigated in a criminal case, accused of deliberately abandoning her child. None of those involved have been named. 

Comments (8)

Does anybody knows how I would be able to adopt this particular dog ???
Eddo, Bridgetown , Barbados
18/02/2017 05:37
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Dogs are gifts to us from God.
Ann, McLean, Virginia
16/02/2017 20:56
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Breed - mix Husky with Yakutian Laika (as said the dog's owner)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Husky
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakutian_Laika

Name - Betes, 8 month
ED, Russia
15/02/2017 20:45
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What is dog's name ???
Eddo, Bridgetown , Barbados
15/02/2017 09:13
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Great action, what breed is this dog ?
H van Rooden, Netherlands
13/02/2017 00:54
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the most dangerous Human, is one who is both Stubborn, and Stupid.
Darwin, USA
12/02/2017 08:49
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the most dangerous animal in nature is the man!
Andrew, Russia
11/02/2017 19:12
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What a shame. This young man was very lucky. He was lucky that he had such a great companion as his dog.
Doc, U.S.
11/02/2017 10:22
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