We all know that dogs can do amazing things, but every once in a while they have a chance to show it off in a spectacular way.
A dog in the Philippines, hailed as a hero after saving his owner’s daughter and her cousin from being ʀᴜɴ ᴏᴠᴇʀ by a car in 2011, has died. The statement was made by the dog’s veterinarian, Dr Anton Lim, who said that Kabang ᴅɪᴇᴅ quietly in his sleep. Its owner passed away in 2015 and it has been in the care of a veterinarian ever since.
Kabang was born in 2008 and became famous in 2012 after saving two toddlers from being hit by a car. Unfortunately, the little dog’s sɴᴏᴜᴛ was lost in the process. She emerged after jumping over two girls into the path of an oncoming motorcycle, and lost her ᴍᴜᴢᴢʟᴇ.
Because of what this little dog has shown, she’s been named an ambassador of resilience and the official symbol of pet ownership. She is also a strong ᴄʀɪᴛɪᴄ of animal abuse.
The brave dog passed away peacefully in her bed on May 17. Kabang was 13 years old, or 91 years old for a human.
Kabang was brought to the United States for a snout repair after her actions were made public around the world. Kabang’s heroic effort has attracted international attention
She was treated at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, CBS13 reported, with a five-hour sᴜʀɢᴇʀʏ.
sᴜʀɢᴇʀʏclosed the wound on Kabang’s face and treated other ailments such as heartworms and an infectious ᴄᴀɴᴄᴇʀ.
After seven months in the hospital, the street dog returned home to the Philippines and to its grateful owner Rudy Bunggal.
When Bunggal passed away in 2015, Kabang was cared for by Lim. Lim said that Kabang showed no signs of illness before her ᴅᴇᴀᴛʜ. Kabang was in fact a voracious eater until the last moment of his life.
Lim’s family decided to erect a statue along a public avenue in Zamboanga city in her memory.
Kabang’s remains, temporarily buried in Lim’s backyard, will eventually be laid to rest at the statue upon completion.