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Wisconsin man says his dog saved him from bear, then died

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CATARACT, Wis. (AP) - Jason Schindler says he wouldn't be alive if it were not for his dog, Dude.

The 27-year-old rural Cataract man said the 8-year-old mixed-breed hound jumped between him and an attacking black bear Thursday night, saving his life but giving up his own.

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The animal sustained at least 28 puncture wounds to his chest and neck, he said.

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