Earlier this week, when a homeless man in Thurston County, Wash., found himself sick and unable to move, he turned to the one being he could count on - his dog.
According to Thursday's Kiro 7 News, the man wrote a note and attached it to his dog's harness and sent the dog out to find help.
Though the dog, named "Buddy," likely never left his guardian's side, this time, he seemed to know that he had a mission to accomplish.
A woman found Buddy on Wednesday near railroad tracks in Tumwater.
She could see that a note was attached to the dog's harness and she stopped to see what it said.
According to the Tumwater Police Department, the note said:
‘Help," Send Help. No Joke. Cannot walk.’
The flip side stated:
‘Medicine not working. Need doctor.”
Unfortunately, there was no other information - not a name, a location or a phone number. The woman who discovered Buddy and the note contacted the police, who had heard of a homeless man who had a dog in the area.
A search by the authorities led them to the man who was in need of help at his camp which was established in the woods.
The man was unable to walk and completely alone.
According to the Kiro News publication, the man was taken to a hospital in Olympia for treatment, and later released. Following his release, he went to a friend's home to recuperate and his loyal companion went along as well.
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