Even when dogs are at play, they can still be on high alert ready to save the day in the face of danger.
Take this scenario that could have ended very badly if it wasn’t for the family dog stepping in when he was most needed.
Trained as an autism service dog he his happily playing with the kids in the yard. However, the intelligent pup remains on high alert throughout. When the autistic child starts running toward the street – well you can guess who was there before anyone else had time to react.
The boy’s canine companion sprung into action to ensure that no harm was done. Watch the video and see the whole drama unfold before your eyes.
Videos such as this help highlight the sheer importance and brilliance of the service animals that keep millions of people happy and safe around the world.