In Chile, a loving Labrador mix saves her puppies from a forest fire by digging a hole for them to hide in.
Footage shows the intense fire ripping through the forest as firefighters struggle to control the fire near the city of Valparaiso.
Residents told the firefighters they had seen a dog leading her puppies away from the fire. The smart mother Labrador buried her puppies under a metal container to protect them from the flames.
The rescuers searched for the dogs and soon found mom and all nine puppies alive and well.
Concerned locals and volunteers dug frantically –rescuing the young puppies from underneath the metal container where they had been hidden.
According to local TV station Telemundo, the dogs were rescued over the weekend.
Residents have already offered to adopt the pups and their mother.
Recently, the area around Valparaiso was devastated by intense forest fires. At least one person was killed while thousands have been displaced from their homes.
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