Rescue Dog Saves Family From House Fire

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He was adopted by the family in January.

A family who rescued a dog from a shelter have told how it's saved their life from a house fire.

The family says their dog saved their life after he barked frantically during the night to wake them, as their house was being engulfed in flames.

Wilbur, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, was surrendered to Dogs Trust in December and adopted by a new family in January of this year.

Dogs Trust says Wilbur's family gave him a second chance by adopting him, and in turn he saved their lives and their home.

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