A dog owner has shared an emotional story on Instagram of how his pet pooch died after protecting the rest of his pack from a black bear.
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Pete was an adopted dog whose owners run a dog walking and pet sitting service. He was out hiking with his owner and the pack in the Greenwood Lake, New York, area on Sunday, when they accidentally startled a black bear. While the other dogs and his owner escaped to safety, Pete stayed behind to protect them.
The story, which went viral after it was shared by a friend of the owner on Twitter, can be read in full below. Read more...More about Dogs, Bears, Culture, and Animals