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Dog Saves Drowning Bird

by Katherine

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We know dogs are man’s best friend, but more often than not, we learn that dogs are everyone’s best friend.

140719-DrownBirdJax, a Labrador from Connecticut saved the life of a baby bird that hadn’t master the art of flying, when it fell from its nest into a lake and almost drowned.

Rick Sauer was fishing with his dog Jax and realized the small bird had fallen and was in trouble. He immediately asked his dog to swim to the bird and rescue it. Jax, more than happy complied.

In the video you can hear how Sauer asks his dog to be gentle with the chick, and the dog carefully swims back carrying the baby bird in his mouth. When he reaches the shore, he carefully drops the bird and Sauer picks it up.

Jax, you are one awesome dog. Thank you for being this little bird’s hero.