Dog warns parents that a babysitter is abusing their child

A couple in South Carolina says they were alerted to a babysitter’s abuse by the family dog, according to HLN affiliate WCSC.

Benjamin and Hope Jordan hired 22-year-old Alexis Khan to babysit their 7-month-old son. After a few months, they noticed their dog acting strangely whenever Khan came to the house. They told WCSC that they “started to notice that our dog was very protective of our son when she would come in the door. He was very aggressive towards her.”

They decided to record what happened when Khan was alone with their son — and what they found shocked them. They say they heard cursing and the sounds of slapping. They went to the authorities and the police arrested Khan. She later confessed. On Monday, Khan pleaded guilty to assault and battery and was sentenced to up to three years in prison, the station reports.

See the full story from our affiliate WCSC here.


Published in: on September 16, 2013 at 8:31 am  Comments (2)  

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  1. Wow, amazing story. Great parents and pet owners to be tuned in to the dog’s behavior and not just push it aside. Glad baby and dog are doing well.

  2. Reblogged this on Baby is Boss and commented:
    An amazing story.

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