Dog Calls 911, Saves Owner Struck By Seizure The tale of a German shepherd saving its owner's life goes back to Rin Tin Tin. Buddy is the latest chapter. He called 911 when his owner had a seizure. John Stalnaker trained Buddy to make the emergency call, should he — as he sometimes does — have a seizure. The Arizona Republic reports emergency officials arrived within two minutes — after hearing Buddy whimpering on the other end of the phone.
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Dog Calls 911, Saves Owner Struck By Seizure

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Dog Calls 911, Saves Owner Struck By Seizure

Dog Calls 911, Saves Owner Struck By Seizure

Dog Calls 911, Saves Owner Struck By Seizure

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The tale of a German shepherd saving its owner's life goes back to Rin Tin Tin. Buddy is the latest chapter. He called 911 when his owner had a seizure. John Stalnaker trained Buddy to make the emergency call, should he — as he sometimes does — have a seizure. The Arizona Republic reports emergency officials arrived within two minutes — after hearing Buddy whimpering on the other end of the phone.

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Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. The tale of a German shepherd saving its owner's life goes back to Rin Tin Tin. Buddy is the latest - by learning a human trick. He dialed 911 when his owner had a seizure. John Stalnaker had trained Buddy to make the emergency call, should he, as he sometimes does, have a seizure. The Arizona Republic reports emergency officials from Scottsdale arrived within two minutes after hearing Buddy whimpering on the other end of the phone. It's Morning Edition.

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