Posts Tagged ‘rescue’
Friday, March 18th, 2011 by Papa Zig
The more I know about people, the better I like my dog.” – Mark Twain
In light of recent world events, some of you might be developing some un-Goodosphere-like attitudes about your fellow man or at least a few of them. But do not despair! We need only look to man’s best friends for a shining example of how to treat each other.
This Japanese video is making headlines worldwide. It shows a camera crew stumbling upon a frantic pooch amidst the destruction in the Arahama area of Japan. As it turned out, the lovable mutt had been faithfully watching over another dog- presumably a chum- who’d been injured in the disaster.
If the loyalty and compassion dogs are capable of was in doubt- here’s another testament to it from deep in the Goodo-archives:
Looks like good ol’ Mark (or Sam) had it right a 100 years ago.
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 by Nick
By now you’ve probably heard that Dick Van Dyke claims he was recently rescued by porpoises who pushed him to shore after he fell asleep on his surfboard. The 84-year-old Van Dyke shared his story during a recent appearance on the Craig Ferguson show.
The veteran star said when he awoke far from shore and surrounded by fins, he feared it was the end. But Van Dyke was surprised when the creatures…
“…turned out to be porpoises. And they pushed me all the way to shore.”
Unfortunately, the incident wasn’t captured on film. So, here’s our Goodosphere MS Paint artist’s conception of what went down: