When this dog’s canine friend got injured and stranded on the tracks, he stayed with her under the passing trains for two days, saving the pooch from certain death. A group of animal rescuers from Uzhgorod, Ukraine, received a call saying two dogs were spotted on the railway track. Denis Malafeyev, who shared the touching story on Facebook, wrote: “When we arrived, it turned out that one of the dogs, the female, was injured and couldn’t move.” All this time, the healthy canine was trying to protect her. “The male dog heard the sound of the approaching train, came close to the female dog and laid down next to her… Both of them pushed their heads towards the ground, and let the train pass”.


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Denis Malafeyev said the story made him emotional: “The male dog was doing this for two days in a row. Think about it. He was keeping her warm.”

Turned out the protective dog is named Panda, while his female friend is Lucy. The man was glad to inform the canines were given medical assistance and returned to their original owners, where they are safe and sound.

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A group of animal rescuers received a call saying two dogs were spotted on the railway track

“When we arrived, it turned out that one of the dogs, the female, was injured and couldn’t move”

Both dogs would bend their heads down every time a train was passing right above them

For more than two days the healthy canine was there in the cold trying to protect her

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