Dog Saved Newborn After Finding Him Buried Alive By His 15-Year-Old Mother

The teenager was trying to hide her pregnancy from her parents.

On 15 May, a disabled dog named Ping Pong was digging near a field in Bangkok, Thailand when he found a newborn buried in the dirt

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The dog barked repeatedly to get the attention of nearby farmers in Ban Long Kham village in Cham Phuang district, The Guardian reported. 

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Thanks to Ping Pong's digging, locals arrived at the location to see one of the baby boy's legs sticking out of the earth

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He was immediately rushed to a hospital.

According to BBC, doctors cleaned him up and declared the 2.3kg baby to be healthy.

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The newborn was discovered to have been abandoned by his 15-year-old mother who was trying to hide her pregnancy from her parents

The teenager has been charged with child abandonment and attempted murder.

Officer Panuwat Puttakam from Chum Phuang police station told Bangkok Post that she regrets her actions and is in the care of her parents and psychologist.

The girl's parents have decided to raise the baby.

Though Ping Pong only has three working legs after getting hit by a car, his owner Usa Nisaikha kept him because "he's so loyal and obedient"

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"He's loved by the entire village. It's amazing," he said.

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