Meet Abby: The Dog Who Saved Her Family’s Life
Each year, Milk-Bone® conducts a nationwide search for amazing canines that have made an extraordinary impact on the lives of individuals they love and the communities that need them. These 10 super pups are leading the pack in making a powerful difference in the world -- and proving that heroes come in all breeds and sizes. Meet one of them below.
Team: Hero Dogs
Town: Hartland, WI
Breed: Border Collie/Australian Shepherd
Pet Parent: Nicole Siekert
- Protective instinct
- Intuitively anticipates family's needs
- Brings happiness, love and joy to everyone around her
While getting ready one morning, the Siekert family had no idea why they suddenly felt like they were coming down with the flu. Their dog, Abby, however, knew something was wrong. She jumped on pet parent Nicole's bed and frantically nudged her to go downstairs, where the carbon monoxide detector was going off in the basement. An exhaust pipe to the house had been blocked, leaking carbon monoxide into the home.
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