A dog is truly a man’s best friend. A recent incident in Kansas city, United States will surely bear testimony to this.
The story of a loyal and smart dog who saved his owner’s life has since gone viral on social media.
The Kansas City Police department explained in a Facebook post how the canine alerted its owner’s neighbour about a medical emergency and saved the man’s life.
“Sunday night ICON (Impacting Crime In Our Neighborhoods) Officers were in the area of N. 10th and Laurel Avenue to assist Kansas City Kansas Fire Department- KCKFD and EMS on a call. A man had been walking in the area with his dog when he began experiencing a medical emergency. The dog quickly ran to alert a nearby neighbour that his owner was in trouble and they called 911,” the caption reads.
“Thanks to this smart and loyal canine, and neighbours who paid attention to his plea for help, the man received prompt medical attention and is doing well. As for the pup, he was rewarded with lots of pats, praise and some yummy dog treats.”
The post garnered several likes since it was shared online and has gone viral on social media. People couldn’t stop appreciating the effort of the dog and its spontaneous reaction.
Netizens also wished the dog’s owner a speedy recovery.