Brave Woman Fights Gator to Save Her Dog

Brave Woman Fights Gator to Save Her Dog

What lengths would you go to in order to

keep your dog safe


Would you fight a dinosaur?!


Okay, dinosaur may have been

a bit of a stretch

, but in many ways, whenย Lori Beiswenger

fought off a 7-foot alligator

did to save her

9-year-old pooch

,ย it was much the same as going toe-to-toe with a velociraptor.

Easy now...

Earlier this month, Lori was out on the green at theย 

Point Oโ€™ Woods Golf Course

(which she and her husband own) taking care of some landscaping by a pond, with her dog Hope right by her side. All of a sudden,

Lori heard Hope let out a blood-curdling yelp.
"It was the worst scream I have ever heard from her," Lori said. "I just ran over and I saw them rolling around on the bank. All I could see was teeth. Gator teeth and her teeth.โ€
gatorAn alligator had come out of the pond,

grabbed poor Hope,and ย dragged her into the water. Before she even knew what was happening, Lori had leapt into the fray. Up to her neck in water, Lori summoned all of her strength, grasped the gator by its tail, and

dragged it back onto the bank



Like so

Once out of the water, the massive reptile released the dog and scuttled back into the murky water - anything to get away from Loriโ€™s superhumanย might.And while both Lori and Hope are safe, the memory of that fateful day still haunts her. โ€œI wasnโ€™t going to lose her and Iโ€™m so thankful,โ€ said Lori.The problem is not over, however. Alligators still frequent the ponds along her golf course, and will always pose a threat to any creature that gets close enough. But after this recent incident, you can bet that Lori will make sure Hope gives all the ponds a wide berth.


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