Dog’s fatness saves it from bear attack

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A Florida dog proved to pet owners this week that maybe its ok to spoil your little buddy with extra treats, as its fatness prevented a bear from ripping it to shreds.

Frika is an overweight miniature pinscher, but her 15-pound frame may be the reason she survived a terrifying encounter.

She was attacked by a bear while out in her yard in Altamonte Springs on Tuesday.

“The vet said she’s just really hearty. She said the extra layer of fat kept the bear’s claw from tearing out her intestines,” the dog’s owner, Eric Yaughn, said.

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