Greg Heffer dailystar.co.uk HERO: The day-old baby girl was found German shepherd Jade [CATERS] The abandoned tot is currently being cared for at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital.She was discovered yesterday afternoon by German shepherd Jade and her owner Roger Wilday in the Stetchford area of Birmingham. Local residents said the dog refused to move from the spot where the girl was placed, until Mr Wilday came over to investigate. The newborn weighs around six pounds and is being monitored around the clock. She still had her umbilical cord attached when she was discovered. The light blue towel and plastic bag she was wrapped in have been sent away for DNA testing, with police hoping it will help them identify the parents. HUNT: are scouring the park in the hope of tracing the mother [CATERS] Mr Wilday, 68, revealed his nine year-old pet had heard the baby crying at Marlborough House Community Park.The grandfather-of-five said: "Jade has grown up with children around her, she loves babies and when she found the baby in the bushes she wouldn't leave until she knew I had seen it." "She is a hero dog. There was no-one else in the park at the time and it was very cold. If it wasn't for Jade that baby could have been dead. "I always take her to the park and we were out walking- she was off the lead and headed off towards the bushes. "She wouldn't come back when I called her and so I had to go over and I saw the bag and then I heard a baby cry. "I reached down to look at the bag closer and I saw there was a baby inside wrapped in a light blue blanket, I was so shocked. "I dialed 999 and picked the baby up and within a minute it seemed the like the police and ambulance were here.
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