Smokey, the dog, has not perfected his swimming skills. But he fell in a pool and got stuck in the water. He was distressed as he attempted to stay above water.
Another dog named Remus ran around the pool looking disturbed after seeing Smokey almost drown. Before the incident, they had been playing together around the pool.
But what was captured in a surveillance video, has kept Remus on top of things with the online community praising his actions.
He dives into the water in an attempt to save Remus. He later jumps out of the water, and both dogs wag their tails as they move away. The incident happened on April 29.
The video found its way to the Facebook courtesy of Laurie Becerra. Her surveillance cameras captured fascinating images.
Remus is a beautiful and intelligent dog. He jumped into the pool and rescued him, Becerra said. Anytime I look at the video; I am touched. because I always think the worst could have happened to Smokey, she told azfamily.com.
Her husband Jay describes Smokey as their latest rescue dog. In a Facebook post, he said Remus was their daughter’s dog. She was out on a business trip at the moment. This is very worrying, the man said.
Smokey now has a life vest orange in color courtesy of the Becerra’s, for his safety because he will not always have Remus around to save him, Fox 10 Phoenix TV News reported.
The couple was thankful that Remus wasted no time to rescue Smokey. Remus, not a coward, Jay Becerra said.
Continue to page 2 to see the video of the dog jumping in pool to save his friend.