Dog Saves 81-Year-Old Owner with Lassie-Like Performance


Written by: Phil Monahan


81-year-old Derek Ramsden suffered bruising to his back, but believes that Toby saved
his life by alerting others and leading them back to the scene of Ramsden’s fall.

photo via telegraph.co.uk

Remember when Lassie would go to get help because Timmy was in trouble? She’d run to house and bark until someone followed her back to the scene of the accident. Well, apparently, that’s not just TV magic because a little Lhasa Apso named Toby performed just such a heroic feat when his elderly owner was trapped on a muddy hillside in Wales.

According to Derek Ramsden, “He’s my very own Lassie. He saved my life and I’m very grateful.” Now, if we can only have a chat with Ramsen’s other dog, Bruno.

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