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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.

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

"I'd hate for someone else's dog to go through what mine did," he said.

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