A Pitbull saved the life of his master, victim of a seizure, by alerting the neighbors. A heroic act for which the dog received an award. The state of health of its owner is stable.
A small ceremony was organized in honor of Astro , a Pitbull thanks to which his master survived a crisis, People reported on Monday, April 19.
A year earlier, Bertha Martinez was apprehensive about adopting Astro , a stray dog, because of her breed. Little did she know that he was going to save the life of a loved one, her son in this case.
On April 14, the person in question was home alone, with the Pitbull. The young man was then seized with a sudden and violent malaise, but could not call for help. This is where Astro came in. Understanding that his master was in danger, he alerted a neighbor, who then contacted the emergency services.
An ambulance quickly arrived on the scene and picked up the victim just in time to save him.
Everyone, meet Cosmo. Today, Cosmo’s owner had a medical emergency. Cosmo ran and led a good samaritan to the location, 911 was called. Thanks to this, crews were able to assist and transport the patient, saving his life.
Who’s the goodest boy of them all ?! pic.twitter.com/0YPee3aiid
– El Paso Fire Department (@EPTXFire) April 14, 2021
A medal and a cake for Astro the hero
Organized two days after the rescue by the Rescue Department and the Animal Control Service of El Paso , he saw the heroic quadruped receive several awards; a medal and a dog cake in particular.
Enrique Duenas-Aguilar also recounted that the Pitbull tried to climb into the ambulance to stay with his master.
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He is out of danger and is recovering from his crisis, assure his relatives.
(Photo: KFOX14 / CBS4)