Coco wasn’t known for her stature, but she will forever be remembered as brave. The small Chihuahua died in an explosion after rushing back into a burning van to save her family.
Dan and Cara Farrant were driving their three sons, aged 5, 6, and 9, their 3-year-old daughter, and their dog up to Scotland from their home in England when smoke started billowing out of their engine.
Dan pulled the van over in a parking lot as flames started to lick from underneath the hood.
He managed to get his sons and Coco to safety before flames made their way to the cabin. However, as the fire worsened, the mechanical systems in the van failed, and the doors were jammed shut…