up arrow Dachshund’s Owner Punches Bear


Dachshund Fudge with owner Brook CollinsFudge the Dachshund is a lucky dog, or his owner is a brash 22-year old with a death wish. Either way, we admire her moxie.

In the same year that two people were mauled by bears in Yellowstone, dog mom Brook Collins punched a bear in the face after it grabbed her dog Fudge.  The bear wandered into her yard in Juneau, Alaska and grabbed Fudge “like a salmon.”

As she reported to the Juneau Empire, “It was a stupid thing but I couldn’t help it.  know you’re not supposed to do that but I didn’t want my dog to be killed.” And neither do we, Brook. You’ve set a new standard for dog parents everywhere.

Read more: [Gawker] [Juneau Empire] [Gaurdian]