Stray dogs may not have the best reputation, but one group of strays are being called heroes after saving the life of a newborn baby girl.
Surveillance footage captured the moment a woman in India threw a bag into the street drain.
It wasn’t long before a pack of stray dogs gathered around to examine it, but once they saw what was in the bag, they refused to leave.
One of the dogs pulled the bag from the drain and others gathered around. The dogs reportedly barked non-stop until people took notice and the police were alerted.
After police arrived, they discovered a newborn baby girl wrapped in plastic. It was truly heartbreaking and the baby was in critical condition.
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Thankfully, they were able to get her the help she needed to survive and it’s all thanks to the dogs.
Despite the heartless crime being outlawed, infanticide is still a big issue in India. Some families view girls as an economic burden or they may feel they’ll have no way to provide for the baby.
There was a large study done on the issue in 2016 that determined that rates of infanticide are higher than we know, since many cases go unreported.
Hopefully something can be done to address the issue, but at least for one baby girl, some kind-hearted dogs stepped in when humans wouldn’t.
Watch the video below:
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