Hero dog Pete dies protecting owners from bear in New York State
Tehran (KNA) - A dog has been hailed a "true hero" after he died protecting his owners and other walkers from a bear while out hiking in New York State.
Pete, an English setter, stood his ground after disturbing the black bear while out with walkers and other dogs.Twitter user Ben White posted: "So our friends lost their sweet setter Pete today."He and some other dogs surprised a black bear while on a hike."Pete bravely protected the rest of the crew who got to safety. Pete later succumbed to his injuries. He was an older guy and went out a true hero. RIP PETE THE HERO!"The post garnered thousands of replies, with one person writing: "Condolences to Pete's human family. Your courageous warrior saved others before crossing the Rainbow Bridge. Rest now without pain, sweet Pete."
Source: Sky News