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VIDEO: 'Hero' dog in Arizona rescues fellow furry friend from drowning

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MESA, Ariz. -

A woman in Arizona is calling a neighbor's dog a hero for saving her dog from drowning in the family pool. Surveillance video shows the dramatic rescue unfold. 

The video, posted two weeks ago by Laurie Sorsen Becerra, shows her dog Smokey struggling to keep his head above water. That's when his friend Remus jumps into action. You can see Remus pacing back and forth at the pool's edge, trying to help.

Becerra was in the house at the time and didn't hear what was happening. In her Facebook post she explains that Remus and Smokey play together all the time and can get a little rambunctious. She thinks Remus got into her yard through a hole in the fence. She says nothing like this has happened before.

Smokey tries to get out of the pool, when he can't, Remus dives in the water and swims under Smokey to push him out. When the owners noticed Smokey was soaked, they checked the surveillance footage and posted it to Facebook.

"Remus may be a crazy pup, but he's got a heart of gold," Becerra wrote in the post, "My hero."

Since it was posted, the video has been shared hundreds of times and serves as a good reminder to keep an eye on your pets. 

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