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Janelle Giannetta was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with eclampsia, then delivered her daughter, Charlotte Marie, at 26 weeks. But her husband, Richard, says he only knew about her medical emergency after their dog Louie alerted him. (April 1, 2013)(Credit: Steve Pfost)

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Louie the hero dog

Janelle Giannetta's doctor credits Louie the goldendoodle with saving Giannetta and her premature baby.

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