Although we love our dogs very much, there are times when they can get on our nerves. They are persistent, and although we may appreciate the love they show, there are also times when we really just want them to chill out.
After hearing this story, however, you may just take a different look at your dog when it comes to the irritations they may provide.
Nobody knows this better than the Dowling family. Jeff and Kelly did their best to comfort their nine-month-old baby. The baby was sick with a cold, and the dog would not stop barging into the nursery.
That dog, Henry, is an eight-year-old Boston Terrier. He also loves the baby very much and wanted to be there with her through the process. The parents, on the other hand, wanted the baby to get some sleep.
Henry wouldn’t let up. He was headbutting the nursery door after they put the baby to bed and trying to get inside. This annoyed Kelly, as she admitted on Twitter.
Last night the dog kept breaking into the nursery and waking the baby. She’s been sick, and I was getting so fed up with him.
Until she stopped breathing.
We spent the night in the hospital. I don’t know what would have happened if he hadn’t woken her. We don’t deserve dogs. pic.twitter.com/PBJCJVflgh
— kelly andrew (@KayAyDrew) December 14, 2021
“Last night the dog kept breaking into the nursery and waking the baby. She’s been sick, and I was getting so fed up with him,” she tweeted.
As it turns out, Henry was trying to get into the nursery for a reason. Dogs have a way of sensing things that we can’t, and Henry must have realized that the baby couldn’t breathe.
Kelly spoke with ABC News, saying: “She wasn’t clearing her airway. She started to turn blue and go rigid and she just really couldn’t get air, couldn’t get any oxygen.”
Fortunately, they were able to get her to the Connecticut Children’s Hospital, and the doctors took care of the matter. They were even able to go home the same night.
Dogs may still be annoying, but they also deserve a lot of spoiling. They are there for us, and this just proves it in a special way.
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