A story about a border collie dog named Ron has gone viral now in Japan. The 8 years old male dog saved children playing in a park from hornets.
Ron was born in Shiratake Shizen Koen(Shiratake Nature Park), and he has started from when he was 3 months old as a mascot dog. According to Kenichi Yokomatsu, a director of the park, 50 hornets attacked children and their parents when the children stepped into a grassland. And then, they panicked and cried out.
When Ron heard the voice, he immediately rushed to the place and tried to drive those hornets away. 6 people were stung by the hornets, but their life isn’t in danger. Ron was stung more than 20 places and suffered from anorexia and vomiting for a week. Now he’s OK and welcoming visitors to the park.
Kenichi Yokomatsu says that Ron really likes children and waits for their visit always. People were touched by this story and praised Ron for his brave behavior.