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Michigan dog credited with saving abandoned newborn baby

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Leslie Green, of Port Huron was walking her tan Labrador retriever last Sunday, very early in the morning, when the dog pulled her over to a neighbor's porch on the 1200 block of Eleventh Street, where an abandoned newborn baby was wrapped in towels reported kmtvaction3 news.

The baby had been left on a beach chair outside of the home. The baby was just hours old and still had his umbilical cord attached.

Authorities rushed the baby to Port Huron Hospital where the little boy is said to be doing fine. The infant's mother has not been found.

The dog named Ruby Rae is being celebrated as a hero. Green told reporters that Ruby Rae pulled her towards the porch on their walk at 4:30 in the morning. "So I get up there and I see this dinky little face, and I was freaked out," stated Green.

Michigan's Safe Delivery of Newborns law guarantees the mother protection from legal prosecution if she abandons her infant within 72 hours of birth only at a hospital, police station, firehouse, or by calling 911.

Had it not been for Ruby Rae, the baby may have died.

If anyone has any information about the baby or his mother, please call (810)-987-6688.

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