A dog captures a confined avian on the veranda and sets it free.

Their acts of compassion toward their human companions, total strangers, and even smaller animals leave us in admiration.

Consider, for instance, the uplifting tale of Gus, a dog whose heroic actions recently captivated the internet.

In a heartwarming video that has since gone viral, Gus emerges as the savior of an imprisoned avian in his home. Gus is able to capture the frightened avian and release it with an extraordinary degree of care.

While some canines are taught to handle delicate objects with a “soft mouth,” it is truly extraordinary to see Gus use this skill instinctively to save a live avian.

Jennifer, Gus’s human companion, uploaded this touching story to YouTube, highlighting the dog’s remarkable abilities:

A stray husky infected with mange is becoming a devoted companion dog.

A stray dog interrupts a wedding and is adopted by the couple.