Now this is what we call loyalty.
Tillie, an Irish setter, refused to leave her fallen best buddy behind and stayed by her side for an entire week until help arrived. Phoebe, a basset hound, had gotten trapped in an old concrete cistern and couldn't climb out, but she was never alone during the entire ordeal.
Non-profit animal rescue group Vashon Island Pet Protectors in Washington had posted pictures of both the dogs when they were reported missing by their owners, and a search was well underway for the MIA pooches when a local called with a very important tip. He told the Pet Protectors that for the past couple of days a dog matching the description of one of the missing animals had been coming up to them before promptly heading back into the ravine where it came from.