'More than you love yourself': Times when dogs proved that they are 'man's best friend'
New Delhi | Jagran Trending Desk: A saying by Josh Billings states, “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself” and it perfectly defines the bond that humans and animals share for each other and that, especially with dogs.
History proves that man’s greatest friend has always been a dog. When you fall in an unfortunate event, a human might take a minute to take a step but a dog wouldn’t take a second.
On a regular day, we give credit to many people for their heroic acts. However, there are also animals who are ready to give up their life but won’t demand recognition.
Check out some of the instances that will reignite your humanity and will give you major reasons to own a dog:
- A Michigan man, Bob, slipped in the snow and broke his neck. His neighbours were far away but his golden retriever stayed with him for 20 hours. He shared the incident after recovering from the injuries. He said, “By morning, my voice was gone and I couldn’t yell for help, but Kelsey didn’t stop barking,” Bob said. He lost consciousness, but Kelsey howled until a neighbour heard her and came to the rescue."
- A man on twitter shared a picture of a dog watching over him while treating his owner, He wrote, “This is a pic I took a few years ago as I treated this dog’s owner...I was under the watchful eye of man’s best friend”
This is a pic I took a few years ago as I treated this dogs owner....I was under the watchful eye of mans best friend. pic.twitter.com/9TINgm4Cs9— ᗰɿ८қ Kค౮คՈค૭Һ (@KavanaghMick) June 18, 2019
- Mali, a Belgian Malinois, known for his heroic act for detecting explosives in Afghanistan. He was awarded the “animal Victoria Cross.” He was also hurt by a grenade while carrying on with his job and was awarded The Dickin medal by the PDSA charity.
- In 2019, a trained alert CRPF dog saved a man’s life who was trapped under landslide debris at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district.
At 0630 hrs, when the BDD Squad of 72 Bn @JKZONECRPF deployed for AS check at NH -44, reached MS 147, Ajaxi, the dog gave signals. The squad noticed a man trapped below a landslide that had occurred last night. With help of E/239 @crpfindia and the army, the man was rescued. pic.twitter.com/gXKI9JHvO5— J&K ZONE (@JKZONECRPF) July 31, 2019
Bosch, the Philippine Coast Guard’s Labrador had retrieved four bodies during an earthquake that hit the Philippines in 2013. He had also performed an integral part in the rescue operations during the landslide in the country. For these acts, he had earned a ton of praises and medals by Philippines ’ president.
Posted By: Talib Khan