‘Heroic’ police dog Poncho performs CPR on his trainer (VIDEO)
Madrid police shared video footage of Poncho rushing to save the life of an agent who collapsed on the ground in a simulation of someone in mortal danger.
Wearing a police vest, complete with a flashing blue light, the helpful hound jumps on the man’s chest several times and even pauses to check for signs of breathing.
He repeats the procedure until the man makes a miraculous recovery and gets back to his feet. Madrid police heralded Poncho’s “heroic performance” in a tweet, saying he performed CPR in a “magisterial way.”
The message has been retweeted over 11,000 times and the accompanying video has already racked up more than two million views.
The tweet featured a quote from the famous 19th-century American writer, Josh Billings: “A dog is the only being in the world that will love you more than you love yourself.” The police also encouraged people to adopt shelter dogs.
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