Dogs have an amazing ability to detect when children are in trouble. Earlier this month, a dog in Australia was credited with protecting a toddler lost in the bush, and on Tuesday night, an Australian shepherd in South Carolina did the same for two-year-old Peyton Myrick. Although the boy’s parents were terrified when he could not be found, Rich Myrick was heartened by the knowledge that the dog was missing, too, because he knew that Ashepoo would stay by Peyton’s side. (Funny how a German shepherd was the hero in Australia and an Australian shepherd was the hero here.)
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