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A real life underdog has captivated Santa Rosa de Temuco, Chile as touching pictures of a dog rescuing her ten-day-old puppies from a house fire while carrying them to safety have become the talk of the net.

A fire broke out at a home in Santa Rosa de Temuco, Chile, on Thursday after a car bomb went off when a German Shepherd mix called Amanda picked up the puppies in her mouth and carried them from the burning house to the safety of the fire truck.

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Amanda was running between the house and truck over and over again until all her puppies were safe.

According to Soy Chile Amanda and her puppies were then taken to a vet where one puppy called Amparo, who had suffered severe burns, died

The other four puppies were doing well.

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What a courageous pup and a great story!