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7 incredibly loyal dogs

By: Laura Moss on Dec. 16, 2011, 8:37 a.m.
Tsunami guard dog

Photo: LNeilB2/YouTube/Japan TV

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Tsunami guard dog

After an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, the media was full of tragic news as well as amazing stories of survival. One such survival story centered on a dog that stood guard over an injured canine on a debris-strewn beach. Although the dog was extremely protective of its wounded pal, rescuers were eventually able to calm the him and get the injured pup to a veterinary clinic. The loyal guard dog was then taken to an animal shelter.