Photo by AlanD on Flickr - CC lic.A Jack Russell terrier named Chowder would not cease his persistent clawing on his sleeping owners in the middle of the night until they realized there was a fire next door, giving them just enough time to save an elderly neighbor.

“He kept jumping on me, digging in with his claws and wouldn’t stop,” Richard Carlino told The Cape Cod Times. “He wouldn’t rest until he knew everyone was awake, and we’d gone out the door to help our neighbor.”

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