Adopted Pit bull heroically saves single mom's life DogHeirs | Where Dogs Are Family Keywords: Pit Bull, Fluvanna, bully
Heidi Parker recently adopted a Pit bull from the Fluvanna SPCA in Virginia and not long after, her new dog ended up saving her life. At first, Heidi was nervous about introducing the Pit bull / English bulldog mix to her other dogs, but as soon as she met Chilly at the shelter, she knew the dog belonged in her home.
Chilly got along right away with her other dogs and is also friends with her chickens and goats. Chilly's best pal is Heidi's smallest dog. Four months after Heidi had brought Chilly home, she went to the doctor for her routine allergy shots. Soon after she lay down for a nap but she was awoken by Chilly jumping on her chest and licking her face. At first she thought Chilly wanted to go outside, but as soon as she sat up she realized she was in trouble.
Her throat was swelling shut and she was going into anaphylactic shock. Thankfully, because of Chilly's actions, Heidi was able to call an ambulance in time to save her life. Heidi told NBC 29, "Chilly's my guardian. If it wasn't for Chilly I would have died." She added, "I'm a single mom, so it would have left my daughter parentless. Chilly is my angel."