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17-year old Blue Heeler rescues 3-year old child

A 17-year-old deaf and partly blind Australian dog has achieved hero status for helping save a 3-year-old girl who was lost overnight after wandering into bushland near her home. According to reports in local media, Max, who is a cattle dog breed known as a blue heeler, followed the girl as she wandered more than a mile from her family property in New South Wales on Friday night. He then stayed with her overnight as temperatures fell into the 50s and rain fell before leading the girl’s grandmother and rescuers to her the next morning. he girl, identified as Aurora, was reported missing at 3 p.m. Friday, but a search of woodlands and hills on the rural property in wet weather that evening found no trace of her, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported. The next morning, more than 100 volunteers and police resumed the search and found the girl safe and well with Max, the network said. For keeping the little girl safe, Max has been declared an honorary police dog, website news.com.au reported.

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