If this amazing story doesnt make you want to go out and get a puppy right now, nothing will.
We all know that dogs are lovable and loyal pets, but a yellow lab named Archie recently showed why dogs are truly a humans best friend: When his owner developed a tumor in his pancreas, Archie detected it and immediately tore it out!
Now thats a good boy!
Archies owner, Ryan Martin, had recently been feeling a little under the weather, but he had just figured it was a regular cold and never thought to go to the doctor. Late one night last week, Archie jumped into Ryans bed and began pawing at his abdomen, barking as if something was wrong. Ryan barely had time to wake up before Archie began urgently tearing into Ryans stomach and rooting through his intestines. Archie then sunk his teeth into the plum-sized tumor in Ryans pancreas and furiously twisted and tugged it until he ripped it out completely!
Wow! Who knows how long Ryans tumor would have gone undiagnosed if his dog hadnt chomped it out of his body in a decisive manner. Heres hoping Archie gets rewarded with a nice steak dinner for his keen nose and precise, powerful jaws, because hes earned it!
Its truly incredible that Archies special ability allowed him to detect the tumor and yank it out before Ryan had even the first idea something was wrong. It just goes to show that you should never underestimate the awesomeness of our canine palsas if there werent already enough reasons to think dogs are amazing!