looking for food for her new-born puppies. It found
Kenya. The dog found
forest south of
capital Nairobi. It then took
unclean black cloth, and carried her across
busy road and through
fence and placed her close to her own puppies.
stated, “I heard
baby crying, When I looked closely, I saw
baby as it crossed
Mary, said her dog lay next to
baby and cared for it. When she
thing she did was to wash her before she rushed her to hospital.
baby was christened Angel. Doctors confirmed that
new-born girl had been out in
open for at least two days after being abandoned.
on duty said, “
infant of such
tender age, having spent two nights in
cold, is likely to develop breathing problems.
These kinds of incidents in which babies are abandoned are very common
in East African
countries like Kenya where over 56% of the population lives on less than
This certainly is proof that dogs are really
man’s best friend.