Sweet Dog Insists On Rescuing Stranded Earthworms And Bugs

Holliday the dog has such a compassionate nature that she will run to the aid of the most helpless of creatures. What she does is unlike anything I’ve ever seen.

When she sees earthworms stuck on the sidewalk after a rain, she carries them gently from the pavement to the nearby grass. How sweet is that? Her mom captured the dog’s heartwarming actions on video.

She writes, “This is my dog, Holliday, a border collie/German shepherd mix. I rescued her from Felines & Canines in Chicago when she was a puppy. Holliday is picking up and saving live earth worms from the hot road. She gently picks them up in her mouth and then carries them over to the grass.”




“On walks, she will run around the neighborhood and look for stray earth worms and bugs to save. She will spot the worms far in advance, and run over as fast as she can to save them. Sometimes, she even tries to save the dried, dead ones,” Holliday’s mom adds.

“She was never taught this behavior, although when she was a puppy, my mom would take the earth worms from the road and throw them in the grass. The only way I can think that Holliday learned this behavior, is from watching my mom when we come home for the weekends. Holliday has been doing this for about a year and a half now.”

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