Dog saved toddler from drowning in pool by holding him on back, mom says

An Indiana mom says her dog saved her toddler son from drowning after the child fell into the family's swimming pool.

Patricia Drauch tells Fox 28 she was walking to her garage with her 14-month-old son Stanley when she noticed her child was no longer behind her.

She rushed to the backyard pool, where she found Stanley face-up. Her black lab Bear was holding the child on his back, ensuring Stanley was out of the water.

The child was rushed to the hospital, where he regained consciousness and emerged unscathed.

The family says Bear is a hero.

"There's no water in his lungs, so we all believe if it wasn't for Bear holding him up out of the water, he would have sunk down," Dauch told Fox 28. 

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