After rescuing a crippled parrot that had fallen from its nest, a Labrador dog chose to become his big brother.
Viviana Dávila and her puppy Hiro were relaxing in their garden in Puerto Rico when they were startled by an unusual object on the ground.
The Labrador retriever did not hesitate to investigate and inform his mother of his wonderful discovery, which was not an object but someone who had ended up there due to some terrible circumstance.
“Hiro was licking something on the grass, which I observed. He licked and stared at me, and he persisted on licking and staring at me again. It was an indication that something was going on, so I went over to investigate “Viviana stated.
“I reached for a towel and grabbed it up right away; the little bird was vulnerable,” Viviana explained.
The dog had saved this small bird’s life up to that point, but this wonderful puppy would go on to accomplish even more.
Viviana discovered the bird was a little Quaker parrot after contacting a veterinarian. Because he had fallen from his nest, the unfortunate creature was paralyzed.
In those circumstances, his odds of surviving in the wild were poor to none. If Hiro hadn’t discovered him in time, he would have most likely died on the ground.
This tiny parrot, on the other hand, proved to be a fighter, and Viviana pledged to keep the candle of hope alive, but she never expected to have the assistance of the puppy, who took his position as protective father very seriously.
“The vet informed us that in similar instances, he suggests putting them to sleep indefinitely,” Viviana explained. “However, he was really shocked to see how Hope tried to live.”
That’s when he decided to adopt Hope into his family and do his best to care for him according to the vet’s recommendations.
“His progress was astonishing after a week and a half. Hiro has been a part of that endeavor since the beginning, and she hasn’t turned her back on him,” Viviana said.
“Nothing matters to him now,” Viviana explained, “because he has a new purpose: to look for Hope.”
Hope gradually acclimated to her new surroundings, her body becoming stronger with each passing day. To ensure that her heart recovers properly, the Labrador retriever has not rested.
“Having hope and caring for him has been a wonderful experience thus far.” Every day, hope teaches us about endurance and empathy,” Viviana remarked.
Nowadays, Hope is accompanied by the dog wherever she goes. Between them, a great relationship blossomed. With Hiro by her side, Hope should be able to continue to thrive.
“We are ecstatic to have Hiro on board. Viviana stated, “Despite the fact that he has always been a really decent puppy.”
Thanks to Viviana’s sister, who lives in Chicago, the tale of these pals went viral on Twitter. As a result of her images, the tweeters requested a video of the dog and the parrot.
— Verónica Mangú Dávila Ellis 🍌 (@veroenid) May 29, 2020