“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”
The nineteenth-century poet and writer who famously gave the above quote hit the nail on the head and anybody who is a dog owner or dog lover knows it to be true. Regardless of how bad your day went or how many times customers or your boss yelled at you, the moment you walk into your house at the end of the day, your dog makes you feel like you’re the most important person on the planet.
Our dogs love us unconditionally. They are excited to see us when we walk in the door and they’re sad to see us leave. They comfort us when we’re sad and try to “fix” us when we’re hurt. More than anything, they just like cuddling up to us and feeling our love.
Dogs are also extremely loyal and easy to train. These are two of the reasons that they make such great support, therapy, and service animals. Their ability to follow directions and use their keen senses, along with all of the other wonderful traits pups possess, is why many police forces across the world train dogs to be a part of their units.
But aside from sniffing out narcotics and criminals, what else can a police dog be used for? One force in Spain has taught one of their canines how to save lives…
Head to the next page to watch this amazing pup in action!