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Dog credited with saving family from gas leak

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Saturday, November 24 2018 Nov 24, 2018 November 24, 2018 2:12 PM November 24, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: News Journal

LONG NECK, Del. (AP) - A German shepherd is being hailed a hero after alerting a Delaware family to a potentially fatal gas leak.

The News Journal reports that 5-year-old Greta barked to wake up her owner in the middle of the night earlier this month and alerted him to a leak from a propane stove. The gas had filled several rooms in the house. Owner Ken Walsh called Greta, a rescue dog, a "hero" for alerting him to the gas leak before it hurt him, his wife, and 14-year-old son.

Walsh said Greta was rewarded with a steak and sweet potatoes.

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