Stray Dog Named 'Sausage' Gets Appreciation Star For Helping Kindergartners Cross The Road

January 23, 2020

A stray dog in Batumi, Georgia, got his very own dog house and an appreciation star for helping kindergartners cross a busy road to school every day.

Meet Kupata!

stray dog gets a star for helping kids cross street

Kupata - which means "Sausage" in English - went viral on social media after videos surfaced of him acting as a crossing guard for children.

The Adjara Department of Tourism and Resorts recently honored the pup with a "People's Choice" appreciation star.

stray dog gets a star for helping kids cross street

They also helped build him a small wooden house in the place where he's been living for the last four years.

Unfortunately, stray adoption isn't very common in Georgia. However, the government helps takes care of them. Each dog is tagged and they make sure they get frequent washes and meals.

Watch the local news report on Kupata below.

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