Thursday 26 April 2018

Dog 'hugs' injured owner after fall from tree and refuses to move from his side

Dog hugs injured owner. Photo: Def Civil B. Blanca
Dog hugs injured owner. Photo: Def Civil B. Blanca
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

This dog is definitely this man's best friend.

In fact, Jesús Heuche refers to his dog Tony as his "son".

The 28-year-old was pruning a tree in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, on Monday when he fell 6.5 feet head first and lost consciousness.

He awoke to Tony lying by his side with his snout and paws across his chest.

A las 18:07 hs. Una persona que estaba podando un árbol en calle Balboa 2473 se cayó del mismo de una altura de 2 metros...

Posted by Def Civil B. Blanca on Saturday, May 13, 2017

The dedicated pooch refused to move even when paramedics arrived.

"He thought they wanted to do something [bad] to me," he told reporters.

Jesús rescued Tony from the streets in 2013.

Tony wouldn't leave his owner's side. Photo: Def Civil B. Blanca
Tony wouldn't leave his owner's side. Photo: Def Civil B. Blanca

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