Hero Dog Saves Fawn From Rushing Waters

dog_saves_fawn_hero_

 

Storm the dog is being hailed a hero after rescuing a fawn from rushing waters in Port Jefferson, NY.

Storm and his owner, Mark Freeley, were on a walk Sunday morning when Storm jumped into the water, WCBS reports. The dog saw the deer being swept away by the rushing water and swam out to it, eventually succeeding in bringing the fawn to shore.

Freeley shared an incredible video of Storm's rescue on Facebook. The video has now gone viral and been viewed 1.3 million times.

Even after Storm brought the deer to shore, he followed it, making sure it stayed away from the water. When the deer lay on the ground, Storm nudged it, "to make sure she was gonna be OK," Freeley told WCBS.

Freeley called experts to check on the fawn and it is now being treated for an eye injury at an animal facility until it can be safely released.

Check out Storm's amazing rescue in the video below.
 

 

Related:

Dogs Lend a Nose in Search for Amelia Earhart’s Remains

Kansas Dog Park Renamed to Honor Fallen K-9

Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

This program is recognized as the gold standard for dog behavior. In CGC, dogs who pass the 10 step CGC test can earn a certificate and/or the official AKC CGC title. Dogs with the CGC title have the suffix, "CGC" after their names.

Sign up