They Thought This Dog Was Sleeping In Her Owner's Grave. They Were Wrong.

What a smart dog.

When we saw Imgur user FakeToupet post this beautiful album on the popular photo-sharing site earlier today, we knew we had to share it with you.

It seems this picture of a dog in a grave has been circulating in Serbia, with many believing the grave is that of the animal's former owner...

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...but that wasn't the case at all.

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The dog had a litter of four puppies that she was trying to keep warm and safe. A burrow in the grave was the best place for them.

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Vesna Mihajloski, an animal rescuer, took the mother and pups to a new home.

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Under Mihajloski's care, the puppies started getting healthier...

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...with Mama dog never far from their side.

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The puppies are now healthy and cared for...

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...and the family is happy in their new home.

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It doesn't take much to help animals. Instead of going to a pet store, consider rescue or adoption for your next animal companion.

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