Everyone was asleep on Tuesday in their Wellston home when Baby, the family's older pit bull terrier ran into the bedroom of Rhonda Westenberger and her sister and continued to nudge and bark at the women until they woke up. Baby was truly being a hero because the family's home was on fire, and Baby wanted everyone awake and out of the house.
Rhonda told abclocal.go.com that not only did Baby save the two women who lived in the home, but the dog went back in to save the other five dogs in the house. One dog was so petrified, he had been hiding under the bed, but that didn't stop Baby - she grabbed the dog by the scruff of his neck and carried him outside to safety.
The family lost everything in the home they owned for the last 17 years, but are so thankful that everyone came out unscathed. Rhonda's sister, Evelyn is still in the hospital and being treated for smoke inhalation, but is expected to recover.
Meanwhile Baby is living proof that age is just a number. She is still running and playing like a puppy and doesn't seem to be affected by all of the media referring to her as hero.
Good work Baby.
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