After deciding the newborn had less than an hour to live after refusing to feed from a bottle, the unnamed woman started BREASTFEEDING the orphaned pup.
The dog was part of a litter that the Colorado resident had taken in after their mother died.
She said of her decision to breastfeed the nipper: “He wasn’t moving and I just did it.
“I didn’t know what else to do, I was desperate and I just couldn’t bear sitting there watching it die.”
Admitting to finding the whole experience “weird”, the woman nevertheless posted a picture of the dog at her breast and posted it on Facebook.
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