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Senior Dog Becomes Proud Dad Of 15 Orphaned Ducklings

1 month ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

A 15-year-old Labrador Retriever named Fred has had a nurturing nature his whole life, even toward animals that some dogs might see as prey. He has a soft spot for ducklings and has experience caring for ducklings who have lost their mothers.
This year, Fred “adopted” his third brood of ducklings after their mother went missing. He might not look like the parent you'd expect for a group of birds, but he takes his role very seriously. If the mother duck doesn't return, Fred will keep looking after the babies until they can survive on their own.
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