A dog led a rescue team to its injured owner who fell 25 meters: ‘It was like in the movie’    Tekpolis

A dog led a rescue team to its injured owner who fell 25 meters: ‘It was like in the movie’ Tekpolis

Saul, a border collie dog, almost panicked when he saw his handler fall off a cliff, but instead stayed calm and told rescuers the location of the accident.

dogs can to give all their energy to defend their masters when they feel threatened. Although such stories are well known, there are times when dogs do truly amazing things.

One such case is that of Saul, a dog once hailed as a hero in California, USA, after leading a rescue team to his owner who had fallen into a 70-foot (21-meter) ravine.

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A dog led a rescue team to its injured owner who fell 25 meters

According to KCRA, the accident happened in Tahoe National Forest, where Saul was walking his handler when he tripped and fell into a ravine broke his ribs and hip. Due to the serious injuries, the man could no longer leave the premises alone. After 24 hours in action, he therefore tried to reach the rescuers by mobile phone.

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Department had deployed 25 members to the area around the park. But the problem was that they didn’t know his exact position, so Saul ran 180 meters and met two rescuers, who he led to the ravine where his master had fallen.crap

© Facebook Nevada County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Upon arriving at the scene, rescuers noticed an injured man at the bottom of the ravine, covered by a camouflage tarp to protect himself from potential predators in the area.

“At first we didn’t believe them because it looked like a movie. When they came back and explained the situation to us, the reality was that they had followed the dog straight to the victim.” said Sergeant Dennis Haackwho led the operation.

Police and first responders paid their respects to Saul, whom they identified as the hero of the day. “The actual credit goes to the victim’s border collie, who ran about 600 feet through the woods,” they wrote in a statement.

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The man was eventually treated at the scene and taken to the hospital by helicopter.