Great Dane dog who didn't hesitate to protect his owner
In 2012, Rose Brooks Center became the first domestic violence shelter in the region to welcome four-legged friends.
In 2011, a woman called their hotline after her boyfriend had beaten her - almost to death - with a hammer. Immediately they found space for this young woman and arranged for the police to bring her to shelter. There was one problem. She had a 110-pound Great Dane whom she refused to leave behind. You see, the dog had saved her life by lying on top of her during the attack and taking the majority of the blows. As a result, he sustained many broken bones, including a hip and two ribs. She refused to abandon her angel, as she called him. Knowing her life was in danger, the Rose Brooks Center agreed!
Credit to 'Rose Brooks Center'.