Today Inspector Carly Jordaan responded to a different call. Instead of being dispatched by control to a reported incident, an abandoned dog took matters to the next level and called for the inspector to stop the SPCA vehicle and open the door. What happens next humbles humanity.
“ I was driving out of Wesbank when I saw a dog running next to the road following the bakkie. I did not think much of it until I stopped at the robot by the Hindle road intersection” said Inspector Jordaan. The dog approached the SPCA vehicle when the robot turned green. “I turned left into Hindle road and dog continued to run after the bakkie. I pulled over and opened the passenger door, she jumped right in”
One of the informal traders in the area, a fruit seller, witnessed the ordeal and excitedly ran towards the SPCA vehicle. “he has never seen anything like that happen” Jordaan reported.
Dogs can tell who is good and who is bad
Many studies have reported that dogs can sense human emotions and intent. Dogs may not know the morality of decisions people make, but they can pick up on signs of nervousness, fear, anger, and danger. Dogs notice specific things about humans that even other humans are not aware of, they are very socially aware, both of humans and of each other. It now seems that they can sense when someone is trustworthy.
Xena needs minor treatment for tics and fleas.
Inspector Jordaan decided to call her Xena. “I would like to name her Xena as she is a fighter who decided to change her own life.