Boxers have been described as "the soul of honesty and loyalty, and never false or treacherous, even in old age." (Dog pictured is not Ollie.) (Photo: Getty Images)
It was a cozy night in the home of the Hyde family of Canton, Georgia. They were making holiday preparations, decorating the tree, and gathering in front of the fireplace. But their six-month old Boxer puppy, Ollie, knew something wasn’t right. And he wanted his family to know.
“He just started nudging and rubbing our legs like he wanted to go back outside,” Sheree Hyde told CBS Atlanta. The Hydes assumed that Ollie had heard a strange noise outside, so they followed him into the front yard. Jason Hyde said that the intuitive pup “had his head up and his back was arched and was unwilling to come back inside.”
Suddenly Jason Hyde realized that the gas for the fireplace logs was still on, but when he checked the fireplace, the flame was out. The courageous pooch, however, knew the family home was filling up with deadly gas.