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Hero Labrador Rescue Dog Gives His Life Rescuing People From Earthquake Aftermath

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Dayko, a Labrador rescue dog, died after rescuing 7 people from the aftermath of the recent Ecuador earthquake.

The 4-year-old Labrador managed to rescue seven people before dying from exhaustion.

Cuerpo De Bomberos Ibarra Ibarra/Facebook
Cuerpo De Bomberos Ibarra Ibarra/Facebook

Dayko, a rescue dog with the Ibara fire service, passed away on Friday, April 22, , after spending the previous days searching for survivors in the rubble left by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

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According to a Facebook post by Cuerpo De Bomber

os Ibarra Ibarra, the cause of Dayko’s death was “massive coronary myocardial infarction and acute respiratory failure.”

The hero dog had been working as a rescue dog for three and a half years.

“You held high the name of the K9 unit,” the fire service wrote in honor of the hero dog.