One day, a Lithuanian woman named Audra Petraškienė and her daughter, Andra Petraškienė, were driving when they came upon a drenched, shivering dog. When they stopped to take a closer look, they were heartbroken.
Seemingly, someone tried to drown this innocent dog because they had hung a large, metal box around his neck. It appeared to be a makeshift anchor, attached to cause the dog to drown in the river.
When the Petraškienės found the dog, it was clear that he had gone through an ordeal. He was shaking and scared.
While his persistence may have saved him from his near-death experience, Audra felt that he would likely be traumatized for life.
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