Was reading a light-hearted “human interest” story in one of those coffee break newsletters that like to print light-hearted “human interest” stories in them to fill their (small) space. Saw one today that had the following story about a Chow dog that saved its owner from a bear attack. The relevant portion (paraphrased):
Are there that many people going to shelters saying “no, I want that one. He’ll save my life one day, you know!” that this exception to the rule had to be mentioned?