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Man saves dog's life with mouth-to-mouth

Posted by: Matt Cram | 10 July, 2013 - 1:17 PM
Steve Hunter (centre) with Jack Maule and son Archie and

When Salty the Fox Terrier-Jack Russell cross was hit by a car, it looked hopeless.

"He was gone," Steve Hunter told Neil Mitchell.



Steve Hunter (centre) with Jack Maule and son Archie and "Salty" the dog at Ballarat veterinary clinic. (Photo: Jeremy Bannister / The Courier)

So Mr Hunter saw only one solution.

He inhaled deeply and breathed life into Salty's lungs.

LISTEN: Salty's hero and his owner talk to Neil Mitchell.

Read more: Ballarat Courier


Blog comments Your Say

  • its amazing!! he can be a hero of dogs if they can talk...it great.. i admire you so much!

    marianpable Wednesday 17 July, 2013 - 3:14 PM
  • Cute as a button who says cats only have 9 nine lives well done Mr Hunter.

    mandy Thursday 11 July, 2013 - 5:18 PM
  • Lovely to hear such an extaordinary story. What an amazing man and one very lucky foxy.

    Gizmo Thursday 11 July, 2013 - 9:49 AM
  • what a wonderful story, thankyou Steve

    bella Wednesday 10 July, 2013 - 10:03 PM
  • Way to go Steve, pity there's not more like you in this world.

    My Hero Wednesday 10 July, 2013 - 8:01 PM
  • Well done Steve.

    Bev Wednesday 10 July, 2013 - 5:57 PM

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