Teckel red chiweenie van bergleeu-aanval in Colorado

Teckel red chiweenie van bergleeu-aanval in Colorado

Dit dog might be small, maar hy het 'n groot hart vir sy beste vriend.

Winston the dachshund proved his heroism earlier this month when his buddy Mijo, a 15-year-old chiweenie, was attacked by a mountain lion in Evergreen, Colorado.

Their owners, Sarah Moore and Lindsay Golden, vertel 9 Nuus that the dogs got out of the house through an open door and within seconds, a mountain lion grabbed Mijo.

Instead of running away in fear, Winston chased the large cat and barked until it dropped Mijo and left, Volgens 9 Nuus.

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“This is his best friend, so I’m not surprised that when he was screaming, that he chased after him,” Moore, Winston’s owner, vertel 9 Nuus.

“He’s got a lot of heart,” Moore added.

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As soon as the mountain lion dropped Mijo, Moore and Golden rushed him to the emergency veterinarian.

Ongelukkig, the dog lost his right eye and had a seizure the night of the attack. Mijo could have some neurological damage, according to a GoFundMe page Moore set up to help pay for his medical bills.

As of Wednesday night, the page had raised $ 11,180.

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Golden, who owns Mijo, vertel 9 News that Winston is a hero.

A dachshund named Winston (nie op die foto nie) rescued his best friend, a chiweenie named Mijo, from a mountain lion attack earlier this month. (iStock)

A dachshund named Winston (nie op die foto nie) rescued his best friend, a chiweenie named Mijo, from a mountain lion attack earlier this month. (iStock)

'[A] 20-pound dog with the courage of a 200-pound dog," sy het gese.

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