Loyal dog stands by fallen friend in amazing display of love (VIDEO)
The faithful pooch watched over the body of its dead pal despite temperatures near 9 degrees.
Local residents documented the vigil of the stout-hearted dog as it braves the freezing cold.
A touching video of a loyal dog watching over the body of his dead companion despite freezing cold temperatures has emerged from China.
The heart-wrenching footage shows the dog staying with its companion despite temperatures reaching 9 degrees. Loyal dog braves sub-zero temperatures overnight to guard the body of his dead canine friend he pair are on a road in the city of Yinchuan, north-west China. As well as dealing with temperatures, the dog has to deal with heavy traffic. Despite the dangers of oncoming traffic, this loyal fellow stayed with his friend.
The dog's loyalty was spotted by local residents, who filmed his devoted vigil to his deceased companion. They also placed a stool next to the pair to prevent passing motorists from hitting them, according to the Metro. The dog stayed with his friend to the bitter end.
The dead dog is though to have died just before Christmas. It was unclear how it died, according to the Metro.
The animal was taken from the road to be buried in a nearby park, with his loyal friend watching over him to the end.
Video: Touching footage of dog guarding his dead canine companion goes viral
The dog refused to leave his pal after he was killed by a car on a busy road, even when temperature dropped in minus 13
Video footage of a dog loyally guarding his canine friend after he was killed by a car have become an internet hit, with the touching images shared around the globe.
The devastated dog stayed by his poor pal's side in the middle of a busy road in China.
He refused to leave his friend, even after temperatures dropped well below freezing, Sky News reports.
After noticing his dedicated vigil, people who live nearby put a stool next to the pair as a way to warn drivers to avoid them.
People passing by photographed the dog curled up next to his friend, and posted the pictures on the internet which went viral.
A woman named Ma Hongyan said: "It is our stool. A kind-hearted woman put it next to the dogs to protect them from being hit again by another car."
Loyal dog keeps dead friend company
Turns out dogs aren't just man's best friend.
A dog in China has made world headlines after it was spotted keeping guard after another dog was run over in the middle of a busy road.
The little white dog was killed in the middle of a street in Yinchuan, in north west China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, the Daily Mail reported.
The loyal friend spent hours lying by the body even as temperatures plummted overnight to -13 degrees.
Passersby took pictures and videos of the scene, which quickly went viral on the internet.
Somebody placed a stool in front of the dogs to stop them from being hit by another car, a woman told Sky News.
Restaurant workers then removed the dead dog's body and buried it under a tree in a nearby park, the Daily Mail said.
The other dog followed the workers and stayed with them until its friend had been buried.
Good Samaritan Dog Guards Dead Pal In Web Hit
A pooch refuses to leave his dead companion's side, staying with him in the middle of a road in night temperatures as low as -13C.
Pictures of a dog faithfully watching over his canine companion who had been killed by a car in China have become a hit on the internet.
The sandy-coloured 'Good Samaritan' pooch stayed by his friend's side, despite his pal's body lying in the middle of a busy road.
And he refused to move for a whole night as temperatures plummeted to low as -13C.
Some people who live and work nearby saw the pair and decided to put a stool next to the animals to alert drivers and avoid a second dog death after the first accident on December 22.
Passers-by took pictures and put them online, and the images have been re-posted many times.
One woman called Ma Hongyan said: "It is our stool. A kind-hearted woman put it next to the dogs to protect them from being hit again by another car."
Another onlooker in the city of Yinchuan, in the region of Ningxia Hui, said: "The drivers must be careful and not hit them.
"The dog has been here for his friend all night."
Eventually, the deceased white dog was picked up by a restaurant owner and taken to the side of the road.
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