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Dog Looks After Injured Friend Hit By Car All Night Until Help Finally Arrives

“It stayed close to the injured dog the whole time, it licked it and ran its paws over its body as if it were trying to revive it.

 The loyal dog refused to go away its friend’s side and stayed next thereto for the entire night and therefore the next morning until an animal rescue group arrived and rushed them to the vets

Heartwarming footage has captured a loyal dog taking care of its friend who had been hit by a car until help arrived the subsequent morning.

The stray dog was struck on a highway within the center of the Brazilian municipality of Iguatu on the afternoon of 14th February.

In footage that has gone viral online, another dog was filmed lying by the injured pooch’s side.

It remained there the entire night until an area NGO came to its rescue.

“We were unable to travel to the situation on Sunday afternoon because we had no available vets, but on Monday morning we received news that both of them were within the same place,” nurse Marina Assuncao said.


“I went there with my friend, who may be a vet, and that we took the injured dog to a clinic.”

When the ladies approached, the caring dog became aggressive but they eventually managed to convert its trust.

She added: “It stayed on the brink of the injured dog the entire time, it licked it and ran its paws over its body as if it were trying to revive it.

“When we put the injured pooch within the car, the opposite one had already jumped on the seat and stayed with its pal right up to the instant it received treatment within the clinic.”

The dog was given medication and food and water. it's still unable to steer but will soon be seen by an orthopedist to ascertain if there are any fractures to the ribs or spine.

Marina said she was stunned by the “companionship” shown by the dog to its injured counterpart.

“We aren't sure if they're siblings,” she added. “They must be an equivalent age, between nine months and one year old, but we were taken by the companionship displayed by the opposite dog towards the injured one the entire time, from the instant of the accident to the arrival at the clinic and now at their temporary home.”

The NGO, Adota Iguatu (Adopt Iguatu), is currently campaigning online to boost funds to continue the animal’s treatment.

It hopes the pair will later be put up for adoption.