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A disabled dog named Ping Pong has become a source of pride for his village in northeastern Thailand, after rescuing a baby who had been buried alive by his teenage mother.

On Wednesday the pup’s sniffing and digging activities attracted farmers' attention to a spot of land in Ban Nong Kham Village, Cham Phuang District, northeast of Bangkok. According to the owner, the dog digging uncovered the baby's legs, which prompted local residents to pull out the baby to safety.

The 15-year-old girl, whose name has not been identified, admitted to having buried her child and was charged with attempted murder. She feared her father's retaliation for her pregnancy. The girl's family said they would take care of the baby boy, who was declared healthy after being saved.

According to Lt. Col. Panawat Potakam of Sham Fuang Police, “The girl is now in the care of a psychologist and her parents because she is in great fear. The girl regrets what she did and said she acted on impulse without thinking it through. She was afraid that her parents would find out she had been pregnant.”

The officer said the police had been forced to charge the girl with attempted murder and would be questioned in the presence of child service workers.

Six-year-old dog, who walks with only three of his legs, was filmed capturing the attention of his community after the rescue. The dog owner Usa Nisaika, 41, said he had raised the dog since birth and confirmed he was a good dog.

"I heard a dog barking and a child crying in a cassava farm, so I went there to check," he told the local press. "The dog dug a pile of dirt and the child's legs appeared."

According to Nisaika “The dog was hit by a car, so he's disabled, but I kept him because he's loyal and very obedient, he always helped me when I went to the fields to take care of my cattle. The whole village loves Ping Pong. It’s amazing he found the baby.”

A Disabled Dog Rescues Baby Buried Alive by a Teenage Mother

A bored dog can be a recipe for disaster; the dog can chew up your couch, socks, curtains, shoes or anything to make time pass a little faster. Your dog boredom may cause excessive barking and anxiety. In any case, it is not good for your dog as well as your household items. It is really important to keep your dog from becoming bored. Dogs who exhibit such destructive behavior out of boredom often end up in the animal shelters. Most of the owners don't realize that the dog is not trying to be bad at all, he is just misbehaving out of boredom.

Why Dogs Show Destructive Behavior

Dogs are usually intelligent, an energetic creature who needs physical and mental stimulation to keep them content, and when he is bored he makes his own entertainment that owners don't like to see. Leaving your dog alone could be a bad idea, dogs are pack animal they don't like to be alone when they are domesticated they like being with the family members. Spending time with your dog, giving him attention and indulging him into some constructive play control his urge to destroy your things.

Tips To Keep Your Dog From Becoming Bored

So you should try to keep your dog entertained and out of boredom. Here are a few tips which can help you to keep your dog out of boredom:

Give your dog his own toys: Dogs don't like to have human leftovers, they need appropriate toys. When you give an old shoe to your dog to chew on, all shoes may seem the same to him. You have to take some time to teach your dog which shoes are his and which he should not touch. To prevent him getting bored you should buy a few different types of pairs, but put one or two of them out at a time and keep switching those whenever he seems to lose interest in the shoes.

Take a pack walk: Dogs are somewhat wild animals and they like to roam and explore the territory. You should walk your dog at least one time a day. If you have some friends who own a dog too then ask them to join too, it will make more enjoyable for your dog.

Engage in dog activities: Dogs love to do any kind of physical activities like running, tracking, hunting, playing fetch, Frisbee, jogging with their owners, just anything. He needs you to engage some time with him. This physical activity is necessary to burn off his extra energy, so he does not have the energy left to eat your stuff.

Visit a nursing home: You should take your dog to a nursing home where he will meet some well socialized and friendly dogs. Researchers have proved that such type of visit will inspire your dog and new places and experience will help your dog to get socialized.

Take your dog for a trip: You should teach your dog to ride in the vehicle and take him on a trip sometime to a dog-friendly beach or someplace where dogs are allowed.

How to Keep Your Dog from Becoming Bored

Dog kidney failure is one of the most upsetting diseases that can happen to our pets. I don't know if you ever had a dog that have suffered from this condition, but when nothing has been done to adequately treat kidney abnormalities in the earlier stages, the symptoms and effects of renal failure is very painful and debilitating to the poor animal.

Dog kidney failure is a very serious condition, as it can easily become life-threatening. There are a wide variety of causes for this condition. Some of these include trauma, bacteria, toxins, and blockages. This article will discuss some of the common causes of kidney failure in dogs.

Obstructions: Urinary or bladder obstructions can also damage your dog's kidneys. These obstructions are caused by kidney or bladder stones. These stones are prone to contamination with bacteria which increases the risk of infection. If the obstruction blocks the flow or urine, the condition can become life-threatening in a matter of days.

Toxins: One of the more serious causes of dog kidney failure is ingestion of toxins. Antifreeze is readily licked up by dogs because of its sweet taste. Unfortunately, it has a devastating effect on the kidneys. Rat poison, heavy metals, turpentine, and certain plants can also cause damage when ingested.

Bacteria: It is relatively common for dogs to suffer from urinary tract infections. These infections are caused by bacteria that invade the urethra and travel up into the bladder. If this infection isn't treated, the bacteria make their way into the kidneys. Any damage caused to the kidneys is irreversible and may cause loss of function.

Trauma: Dog kidney failure can also occur as the result of trauma. This can happen if your dog is kicked hard enough or hit by a car. Trauma to kidney tissues may also happen due to fungal infections that cause permanent damage. Two of the most common fungal infections that lead to kidney damage include canine valley fever and blastomycosis.

Medications: Unfortunately, there are certain medications that are harmful to your dog's kidneys. These medications are taken to combat various diseases, but can have harmful side effects. Common culprits include antifungal drugs, antibiotics, immunosuppressive drugs, and medications to treat cancer.

Common Causes of Dog Kidney Failure

When you are at the park, and your dog is off the leash, this is not a good time to find out your dog doesn't listen to you. There is nothing worse than a dog that won't come when he is called! The following are the 5 rules you should stick to, to make your dog start to listen to your commands, and not to everything else around him.

1) Firstly, and most importantly, assert your dominance. If you know you do not pack leader, then your dog will know as well, and listening to you will be the farthest thing from his mind. Make sure things are done when you are ready. Not when the dog says so. If he is used to getting his own way with everything, then you have no control, and subsequently, he has no reason to listen to you. Things you can do to assert dominance are feeding your dog last in the household, making him "sit" before getting fed or petted, and not letting him sleep on your bed, as this is reserved for alpha members of the pack.

2) The next point to remember when giving your dog command is that it must count for something. It's no good giving him the same command over, and over and not enforcing it, as all you are doing here is showing him that no matter how many times you tell him, he doesn't have to do it! If the command is to sit, make sure his rear-end touches the ground before you go on to something else, even if you have to gently push him down into the sitting position. Equally, don't give a command in a situation where you know you will be ignored.

3) If your dog will generally listen to you but won't come when he is called, perhaps while running in the park or along the beach, keep him on a leash or long-line until you have gained control. Practice calling him in a smaller enclosed area. It is important you call the same way you would if he were far away from you. Praise him like crazy when he comes. Give a treat. He will associate the calling of his name with pleasure and he will focus on this rather than what might be around the corner.

4) If your dog is aggressive towards other dogs, or even if he just gets over excited and uncontrollable, you need to incorporate vocal commands and a diversion technique. Get the upper hand and make sure you see what is coming before your dog does. When out walking, for instance, as soon as you see that he's seen another dog, stop, and make him sit. Firmly tell him "No" until the other dog passes. Repeat the command and use his name. Keep your voice calm and level, as raising your voice or yelling will suggest to the dog there is something to react to. Then give a treat. Soon, your dog's attention will be more on what he can do for you, than what other dogs are doing.

5) Keep distractions to a minimum. Start your training in a quiet environment, away from other noises and movements so all of his attention is on you. When you have taught your dog to follow a few simple commands well, and he is used to listening to you, then you can go out and continue training in other places.

When training your dog, the key to success is to be consistent. If he isn't allowed to jump on the furniture today, then don't give in to him tomorrow! It will only confuse him. Get to know your dog. What may work for someone else may not work for you, and vice-versa. Try different methods. When you find one that works, stick with it, and you will find training much more rewarding and far less stressful for you and your dog.

How To Make Your Dog Listen To Your Commands