Family Dog Grabs And Throws Baby While The Mom Freezes

When Catherine Svilicic adopted a rescue dog, she hoped to see some real friendship between her 17-month-old toddler and the Doberman. At first, he was sweet and well to go. But one day, the mom sees her dog toss her child right in front of her eyes. The fateful day cast light on the dog's real intentions. When the dog grabbed and threw the baby, Catherine stood there, frozen and struck with agony she hadn't dealt with in years.

This Dog Gets A Second Chance

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Catherine Svilicic always wanted a pet around the house. And that's when she decided to bring home a dog. In return, she expected nothing more than a loving pet who would care for his family, surpassing boundaries. Soon, she made up her mind to take home a Doberman. Sadly, he was abused and abandoned by his previous owner. When that incident took place on that fateful day, Catherine assumed that the dog's bitter experience with his last owner led him to be aggressive and brutal. Maybe it was the reason that underlined his hostile behavior towards Catherine's baby. 

Catherine Decided That The Dog Needed A Change

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It all started when Catherine called the dog shelter to inquire about adoption. After hearing about the available animals, she decided to go with a Doberman Pinscher. The papers were signed, and all the adoption formalities were over. The family decided to call him Khan. He was huge, strikingly masculine, and of course, seemingly aggressive. Still, Catherine knew that the dog needed a change in his life. She decided to give him the best he deserved. Unfortunately, the poor mother was unable to read the reality of the dog.

Khan Finds A New Family

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While some people prefer buying a new dog from a professional breeder, some say 'yes' to adopting a rescue dog. Perhaps, there are so many dogs out there waiting to be rescued and have a family to call their own. Moreover, adopting a rescue dog is a great way to express that humanity is still alive. It not only brings joy into the family but also gives new hope to a being that was deprived of its happiness. The Doberman's traumatic past somehow urged Catherine to provide him with another chance. But not in a million dreams did she imagine that the dog would be the reason behind her tears. 

The Real Reason Why Catherine Opted For A Dog At Home

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The idea of bringing home Khan relates to one person—Charlotte, Catherine's daughter. Perhaps, Catherine decided that the best bond her daughter needed was the one with a dog. The family knew that they were doing a good deed by giving Khan a new home with them. They were thrilled in having him and had that assumption of saving a life rather than giving him just a home and a family. But Khan had a different idea when it came to family and love. To mess things up—he did this to them. 

Perhaps, No One Wanted To Adopt Khan

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Catherine thought that she did the right thing in letting her 17-month-old daughter grow up with a pet dog's company. The mom underestimated things and concluded her belief that a canine in the house would bring joy. When she signed the adoption papers, Catherine knew that Khan wasn't the type of dog anyone would want to take home. The reason was simple—he was very aggressive, and he didn't like the company of humans around. He had gone through a lot in his life, and when she learned this, she knew that he was the one. Sadly, she invited home a dog who broke her heart like never before.

He Was The Reason Behind Charlotte's Happiness

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So far, there was nothing the family had to worry about whenever Khan was around Charlotte. Apart from the other reasons, the Svillcics brought home the canine to make way for extra protection around the house. He was aggressive, and sometimes, the characteristic is essential to add a layer of security on the premises. Contrary to his inability to blending fast with the family, Khan made it up to Charlotte's smiles. Seemingly, he loved her though he has seen her for just four days. However, Catherine was concerned over their bond.

Suddenly, Something Strange Happens

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Charlotte and Khan spent a long time running around in the grass, shouting with a burst of happiness. He was huge, but he still made sure not to tumble over the toddler while running behind her. On seeing the two of them mingling with each other, Catherine sighed and thought that she did the right thing adopting Khan. But suddenly, from nowhere, the hound went crazy. He became very aggressive—something he hadn't done ever since moving in—and tossed the toddler across the grass.

Something Strange Triggered Khan's Anger  

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Catherine stood there, wide-mouthed and shocked. She didn't expect that Khan would do this to her little girl. She was perplexed as to what could have triggered the canine to act this way. However, Catherine was quite sure that Charlotte wouldn't have done anything to provoke the dog. That's when she recollected what the people told her about the dog. For a moment, she thought that she did the wrong thing bringing Khan into their family.

Whatever Provoked Him?

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For some bizarre reason, the aggressive canine considered Charlotte as a threat. He loved playing with her and running behind her on the lawn. But whatever provoked him that day? Khan didn't seem to care that the toddler's mother watched whatever he did to her from the kitchen window. While the mother watched the shocking scene from there, she just hoped one thing—it would be over soon. But to her disbelief, it was just the beginning of another heartbreaking trauma...

Khan Pounces On The Toddler Who Knew Nothing About His Hidden Intentions

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The events that followed that day were both traumatizing and scary for the mother and the toddler. From the kitchen window, Catherine spotted Khan softly pushing Charlotte. It was as though he was provoking her into something. At first, the toddler was oblivious about the hound's actions, and she continued walking around the lawn. The innocent girl believed that there was nothing to be scared of. She trolled in between the tall grass as though nothing happened at all. That's when Khan pounced on her.

He Lifts Her By The Diaper

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Catherine stood there in the kitchen. Her eyes fixed on the petrifying scene. Charlotte wasn't complying with Khan's game, and that's when he took to the most wicked step. The playful scene shapeshifted into an ambiance that echoed with Charlotte's shocking cries. Before Catherine could map the scene with clarity, Khan grabbed the toddler by her diaper. His sharp teeth clutched the soft fabric while poor Charlotte hung in the air. 

Khan Tossed The Baby Like A Ragged Doll

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He picked her up from the lawn as though she was nothing but a "ragged doll." Soon, the moment drew to an inconclusive scene of trauma when Khan flung Charlotte in the air. He tossed her across the lawn, bringing out the worst aggression he'd ever shown all his life. Khan's unpredictable act dawned on her like a mystery. Before Catherine could put the finger on what was going on outside, it was too late.

Catherine Is Fogged With Confusion 

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Khan's impulsive behavior froze Catherine, who always expected the best of her dog. All of a sudden, Khan barked frantically. Though the whole traumatic scene fell right before her eyes, Catherine found it impossible to figure out why her dog acted that way. Meanwhile, it was Charlotte—who couldn't even get a grip on what was going on around her. The entire family was completely drawn to a confused state as to what was going on.

But When She Reached The Spot…

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Catherine rushed to the spot as fast as her legs could carry her. But when she reached the scene, she was taken aback at what she saw. For a moment, she couldn't believe whether whatever was going on had anything to do with Charlotte or not. However, she was clear on one thing—something was wrong with Khan. She found it impossible to pinch herself to reality. The baffling situation clouded her belief with despair. And when she saw Charlotte, her heart broke...

The Heartbreaking Scene Clouds Catherine's Weary Eyes

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Khan lay lifeless on the ground. He didn't move—not even a bit. He lay still, and for a moment, Catherine assumed that everything was over. She had no idea what happened, but soon, she began to panic. Time was running out, and Khan's life was at stake. By the end of it all, Catherine understood why the Doberman grabbed and threw the baby across the grass. His intentions weren't anything wicked. He wasn't aggressive, either. Then why did Khan grab and throw Charlotte like that?

Time Was Running Out

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The poor dog was slowly losing out on his breath. Time was running out rapidly, and Catherine knew she had to do something. She understood what happened, and soon, she alerted the rest of the family members. Meanwhile, she attended to Khan to inspect the damage. But he lay there, breathless and motionless. Catherine discovered that Khan shielded Charlotte from a venomous snake. He never thought twice before risking his life to save the toddler. Without wasting further time, Catherine hastily carried Khan into the car.

This Is Why Khan Flung Charlotte In The Air

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She was utterly shocked and speechless. Khan did all this to protect Charlotte from the reptile's venomous fangs. As Catherine sped through the streets, she looked over at Khan and cried in awe of his sheer bravery. As soon as she arrived at the clinic, she picked Khan's motionless body out of the car and ran inside, screaming for help. Catherine felt indebted to the lifeless pooch who risked his life to save his owner's baby. Soon, the doctor came out with a piece of heartbreaking news.

A Piece Of A Bad News

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He informed Catherine that they did everything possible to help Khan regain his consciousness. Catherine shattered from within when the doctor told that he wasn't sure whether the dog would pull through or not. Khan's battle for life was timed to less than 24 hours. Many emotions cornered Catherine that night, and she couldn't sleep no matter how hard she tried. Whenever she looked at Charlotte, guilt hounded her from all sides. She hoped and prayed that Khan would wake up to see his family again.

Did Khan Make It?

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After spending what seemed like the longest night her entire life, Catherine rushed to the hospital the next morning. The doctor informed that a deadly snake bit khan. But luckily, the good news was—he survived! Moreover, there was no risk of paralysis either. On hearing this, Catherine breathed her first sigh of relief after a long time. Though there was still more time for complete recovery, Khan managed to stand sturdy and robust, ready to reunite once again with his family! Perhaps, he was a fighter who embraced danger to save his family from breaking.

Forget the breed, the size, the color, and even their aggression—dogs are always those best friends we can rely on for protection and unconditional love. They never think twice when it comes to ruling out the danger on their person's way. And Khan—The Wonder Dog is a befitting example of what canines can do to keep their owners safe and on the ground. Do you have a pet dog at home? Tell us about the brave act your dog accomplished, giving you that unconditional smile whenever you think about that all over again! Please share your comments with us!

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