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      Wiener dog risks life to save men from bear

      A four pound dac h s hu nd named Bradley stood up to a four hundred pound black bear and fought it off so it wouldn't attack his human friends.


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      he brave efforts of a small dog is being credited with saving the lives of two
      Oscoda County men.


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      four pound dac

      h

      s

      hu

      nd named
      Bradley stood up to a four hundred pound black bear and fought it off so it wouldn't attack his human friends.


      "

      I believe honestly the outcome would've been different if Brad had not been with him

      ," John Force, Bradley's owner said.



      "I

      f the bear had attack

      ed



      B

      rad

      ,

      It certainly would've attacked the men who were bigger than Brad

      ."


      S

      aturday afternoon

      ,

      a group of friends visiting the
      Force residence ventured into the woods and took Bradley along for the ride.


      "

      They came across the mama
      and her cubs on the trail and they were a bit surprised, none of them had ever seen a bear before," Force said.


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      he large bear stared the men down.

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      hey instantly knew they were in trouble.

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      ut they didn't realize they already had protection by their side


      "

      Brad jumped off the golf

      cart and

      attack

      ed

      the big bear

      , they

      got into a scuffle

      ," Force said.


      A

      fter the bear released
      Bradley, he ran back to the men. Unfortunately, the bite wounds were too severe and an hour later Bradley died.


      "

      He was only
      four to five pounds, but in his mind I think he thought he was 100 lbs," Lisa Force, Bradley's Owner.


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      he force family says this small wiener dog had a history of being fearless



      and even though they have two dogs that are much larger than
      Bradley.


      "

      I would expect him to protect me before the
      rottweilers probably," Lisa Force said.


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      hey are glad he was the one tasked with saving their friends lives.


      "

      I think he would went out the way he wanted to go out you know he was a little fighter a little scrapper and he didn't think twice about attacking a bear I guarantee you, he would have did it again

      ," John Force said.

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