03/17/2011 04:12 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Dog Guards Injured Dog In Aftermath Of Japan's Disaster (VIDEO)

The videos from the recent tsunami and its aftermath in Japan have brought vivid images from the disaster into our homes and our workplaces, igniting grief, anxiety, and astonishment.

But some of the news from the disaster-stricken area has revealed stories of loyalty and heroism -- and not only from humans.

This video from The Today Show tells the story of a dog who persistently stood guard over another dog injured on a debris-strewn beach.

Dara Brown reports that rescuers were eventually able to calm down the worried guard dog enough to bring his injured friend to a veterinary clinic. The guard dog himself was reportedly taken to a shelter.

CLICK HERE for 6 ways that you can help animals in need in the aftermath of Japan's tragic disaster.


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