Loyal Dog Knows His Owner Anywhere – Even When He’s In A New Body
Dogs are loyal – there’s no question about that. And some, like the dog that stars in this Argentina commercial promoting organ donation, would know his owner even if he wasn’t in the same body.
You wouldn’t guess this is a PSA at first glance. An older man and his dog go through the motions of the day. The pooch wakes his owner in the morning and they start the day with a spot of breakfast. This is followed by a walk into town, where the dog patiently waits for his owner to chat with friends over coffee. Before heading home, they split lunch and spend the rest of the day enjoying each other’s company.
But then, that evening while watching TV, something happens to the older gentleman. An ambulance comes to the rescue, with a concerned pooch running right behind it to the hospital. As he waits, again patiently and forlornly, this time for days, the outlook for his owner doesn’t look good.
There’s a happy ending to this story. A woman, recovering from a newly transplanted organ, is pushed out of the hospital in a wheelchair. The dog perks up and runs to his old friend – who saved a life by donating his organs.
Seriously, you won’t be able to watch this without tearing up. It’s a wonderful way to get the message across about the need and importance of agreeing to sign your organ donation card. Watch the video below… then go sign the donation form on the back of your driver’s license!
Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).
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