The man named Junrell Fuentes Revilla was riding his motorbike, on what seemed to be a-day like any other, through the mountains of Cebu, Philippines.
Suddenly, a dog came out of nowhere and started running right-after him. The four-legged boy was barking relentlessly as if he was desperate to tell ‘something to Junrell. “Sensing that something was not quite right,Junrell stopped his motorbike and followed the dog to see where he led him. The dog took him right to a dumpsite, where a tiny bundle was lying.
It turned out, this was a newborn baby boy wrapped in a brown towel and left completely abandoned. But thanks to the canine hero, the baby was found in good health and was rushed to the nearest police station. The touching story has quickly spread over social media in the – Philippines and many felt touched by the dog’s exceptional bravery. Not all heroes wear capes, and not all of them are humans.
The baby ended up under the care of the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office. Authorities urged the abandoning mother to come forward and anyone with information to reach out.
The dog Blacky has become a hero after he wouldn’t stop barking at a passing motorist, who stopped and followed him right to the dumpsite
It was there that a newborn baby wrapped in a towel was found completely abandoned. The heroic dog was initially thought to be a stray, but it turned out he had a home, Gea explained that the stray animal problem in the Philippines is so huge that it needs help from people.
‘If people would choose to adopt rather than to shop, if pet owners were more responsible and did more spaying and neutering of strays and their pets, then it would make the problem go away.” No stray would get hurt, cold, and hungry if we all chose kindness every day,” Gea told us and said that all animals’ lives are very precious.
Just like Blacky, dogs and cats can actually save people and bring happiness to our lives.