Facetime enables 2-year-old to help save mom from dog attack

Facetime enables 2-year-old to help save mom from dog attack
Laura Toone was having a regular busy day with her kids and dogs. One of the dogs was in foster care with her. Unfortunately, two dogs started to fight, and Laura had to intervene.

When that happens, it is not uncommon for one, or even both dogs to turn on the outsider, and that is what happened to Laura, resulting in her hand getting caught by the foster dog who then proceeded to bite her finger almost clean off.

She tried to dial 911 herself, but the blood, the condition of her hand, along with resulting blood loss was not allowing her to use her iPhone. She then asked her daughters, both 4-years old, to call 911 for her. They were too afraid to help at the sight of so much blood.

Laura’s 2-year-old son, Bentley, comes to the rescue. The kid loves using his mom’s iPhone, and has apparently become proficient at being a young-gadget-master. Bentley brought his mother a towel from the kitchen and then wiped the blood off her iPhone.

Then, he initiated a FaceTime call to his mom’s friend, Connie Guerrero. “All I could see was his little forehead, and I said ‘Hi Bentley,’ and it was quiet for a little bit. And then I hear Laura screaming,” according to Guerrero, who then called 911. The paramedics were met by Bentley at the door.

source: KGUN (YouTube)



1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2359; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Whoa.. That's crazy

2. GeekMovement unregistered

I hope their mom's ok. Bentley is certainly going to receive some rewards for his brave actions. I'm glad he was around because it's pretty normal (sadly) for those girls to be in shock to do anything even as their mom's hand is bleeding.. cool story.

4. garyII

Posts: 160; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

while on the other hand, that dog might be killed....lol (no offence)

10. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

:-/ If the state doesn't put that dog down she should. What if those dogs had turned on one of her two 4 year old daughters instead. They could easily kill a 4 year old. Dogs who show violent tendencies towards humans shouldn't be around humans....

12. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

That applies to ever living creature including humans. She should have taken proper precautions before intervening so personally, because in the end, animals will be animals.

5. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

iphone facetime miracles...cool.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31289; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Good job kiddo, hope your mom makes a full recovery. Sad, but the dogs may be put down. :(

7. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Just curious, can you ask Siri to dial 911?

9. GMS85

Posts: 217; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

+1 :D

8. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Guess whose getting the best gift THIS Christmas, and who will be getting extra chores. Good job Bentley!

11. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Lol. The mom should give him a Nexus 5 for Christmas. Give him an OS that'll challenge him. Obviously at 2 he's already got iOS figured out, by 3 he'll be bored and will be rooting and ROMing an Android phone. :-)

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