Blind And Deaf Dog Helps Rescuers Find 3-Year-Old Missing For Over 15 Hours

Heroes exist in various forms and sizes, and they frequently save lives in the most unbelievable circumstances. You never know who could earn the title of hero in the future. Some of the greatest heroes are four-legged and have a tail.

There are countless tales of heroes, including some involving canines who have saved lives. Dogs have shown incredible bravery by giving up their life for another, instinctively obtaining medical assistance for a sick person, and guiding people away from danger. There are many wonderful scenarios and tales.

All of these tales share the fact that dogs are actually a man’s greatest friend and that the hero occasionally faces greater difficulties than others. This is the case in this tale of Max, a blue heeler mix who is 17 years old and not only beyond his prime as a senior, but also blind and deaf.

His heroic journey began on a typical day, however on this day, his young best buddy from rural Queensland, Australia, got lost after wandering into the famed Brushland. Her young age, the family’s haste to find her, and the risk of exposure from ill-fitting garments.

They swiftly organized a search party, and practically everyone pitched in to find the little child, including the local police. After 15 hours of searching, more than 100 individuals were still unable to locate her. Even worse conditions included rain, wind, and darkness.

Leisa Bennett, one of the searchers, was fumbling through the shadows when she believed she heard Aurora’s voice scream out. Max appeared out of the shadows as she was running in the direction of the sound. She uttered:

According to the grandmother, who spoke to a local television station, “I shot up the mountain, and when I got to the top, the dog came to me and led me straight to her.”

The young girl was chilly and terrified but otherwise unharmed when Max directed the rest of the search team to her location. Even though Max was elderly, blind, and deaf, he never left his small human’s side and worked to keep her warm.

It’s a good thing she’s healthy considering the weather last night, which was… chilly and rainy. She must be a very resilient young lady to have survived that without suffering any negative consequences, and all of the volunteers are overjoyed, SES are controller Ian Phipps told ABC News.

The community was so grateful to Max for protecting Aurora that they decided to make him an Honorary Queensland Police Dog. The local police department posted photos of Max to their Twitter page with an announcement that said:

“SUCH A GOOD BOY, MAX! He stayed with his 3-year-old human who was lost near Warwick last night while we frantically searched for her. For keeping her safe, you’re now an honorary police dog.”

We’re honored to share your hero story, Max. You truly are a good dog. Job well done.


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