The dog was not allowed to enter the ambulance with its owner so it ran behind the ambulance for several kilometres, all the way to the hospital.
Dog chases ambulance with the sick owner all the way to the hospital (Image Source: Instagram/tedthestoner/Video grab)
It is often said that ‘dogs are man’s best friend’ and if we see, time and again it has been proved that the quote is absolutely right. A video that is going viral on social media is proof of the selfless love between a dog and a man.
In one such video, a loyal golden retriever refused to leave its sick owner’s side and followed an ambulance all the way to the hospital. The incident happened at Turkey’s Buyukada Island. The dog first tried to enter the ambulance after its owner, a woman in a wheelchair was being loaded inside.
The sick woman, from Istanbul, Turkey, was reportedly being treated at home. The medics eventually decided to shift her to the hospital for closer observation.
While taking the woman to the hospital, the dog was not allowed to enter the ambulance with its owner. So it ran behind the ambulance and frantically chased it for several kilometres, all the way to the hospital. The faithful dog then patiently waited outside the hospital until it was allowed to reunite with the owner.
Sharing the video, an Instagram page called ‘Ted The Stoner’ wrote, “Pet dog follows ambulance all the way to the hospital. This cute doggo followed his owner’s ambulance all the way till the hospital and waited outside till the treatment was done. Taking the dog in the ambulance wasn’t allowed as per the protocols but that didn’t stop this cute companion from running all the way to the hospital to follow his owner and make sure that everything is okay. Man’s best friend indeed.”
The video has gone viral on social media, leaving many netizens emotional. Many were concerned about the dog and hoped that it was provided with water and treats.
One user said, “That is why we love dogs… more loyal than close friends.” Another wrote, “This melts my heart.”