German shepherd leads State Trooper to fire
Alaska State Trooper Terrence Shanigan was responding to a call about a fire. His GPS had just failed and he was about to make a wrong turn. Just then, he spotted the German shepherd that led him straight to the burning workshop. Now Buddy, 5-years-old, is being hailed a hero and is credited with saving his owner’s home from burning down. To read the entire story, click here.
Buddy appears at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, April 23, 2010. The German shepherd was hailed Friday as a hero for guiding Alaska State Troopers through winding back roads to a fire at his owner Ben Heinrichs' workshop on April 4. He received a commendation and a stainless steel dog dish from the troopers. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen) (Mark Thiessen - AP)
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