Most dog owners would do anything to save their beloved pooch from harm. What we often don’t realize is that our canines would do the same for us, too.

That’s just what happened when Ben Heinrichs, who lives with his mom and dad in a desolate and wooded area in Alaska, unintentionally set off a fire in the home’s shed. Narrowly escaping the flames, he told his dog, Buddy, they needed help.

It wasn’t long before the German Shepherd made a run for it. Buddy was able to flag down state trooper Terrence Shanagin, and the determined dog led the way as the policeman followed him in his car.

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