Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

Loyal Dog Protected Injured Sister Stranded On Railroad Tracks For Days.

It Didn't Look Good

It Didn't Look Good

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Denis Malafeyev felt his heart sink as soon as he saw the train approach. On the railroad tracks was an injured dog, unable to move. Denis prepared himself for the worst, but then something incredible happened. This dog appeared to have an angel looking out for it, and their story stole the hearts of people all over the Internet.

A Lover Of Animals

A Lover Of Animals

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Denis is a man from the Ukraine who lives near the village of Tseglovka. Denis is well-known for his love of animals, and often times people seek him out when there is an animal in need of help. Denis received a phone call in December of 2016, from a friend that informed him that there were two dogs stranded on railroad tracks for two days. He immediately checked it out.

In Immediate Need Of Help

In Immediate Need Of Help

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In this part of Ukraine, it's typical winter weather for the temperature to drop below freezing. If he wanted the dogs to survive, Denis would have to act quickly. As he approached the dogs, Denis quickly realized that the female dog was injured and she couldn't move. But as soon as he tried to help, Denis was given a surprising obstacle.

What Brothers Do Best

What Brothers Do Best

Denis Malafeyev / Facebook

The other dog, presumably her brother, was exceptionally protective of the injured dog. Denis tried to move towards the female, but he was met with growls and teeth every time. Even though Denis had the best of intentions, the protective dog didn't know that, and he wasn't taking any chances. The dog was vigilant in guarding his sister, but Denis wasn't giving up that easily.

Worst Possible Outcome

Worst Possible Outcome

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Denis removed himself from the tracks, but he wasn't leaving. He patiently sat still, watching the dogs. Then, Denis heard the worst possible sound: a train was heading their way. He immediately turned towards the dogs, and the male dog rushed to his sister's side. He laid down beside her, and as the train got closer, the dogs put their heads to the ground. Denis couldn't believe it.

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