When dogs are good mothers for another dog’s or cat’s babies it is not surprising. But in this story, the dog is caring for a 9-day-old foal named Tye.
Sandy the foal’s mother was euthanized at the age of 22 because of health issues. But her foal was left alone in the whole world. Fortunately, the dog living in that S & K Quarter Horses in Fayette, Alabama, was a very kind animal. He started to act like a real mother to Tye. He slept with the baby the whole night putting his paws under the horse’s neck and comforting him. For the foal who was just 9 years old, this was the best solution.