When TikToker @givingyouwood posted the heartwarming footage to their account, they gained over 2.6 million views and thousands of tearful comments, all praising Titan the sweet pit bull for his heroism and love.
And, just like this fiercely protective “nanny” dog who won’t let her baby human climb the stairs, this video is pulling the heartstrings of animal lovers everywhere.
In the footage, the poster explains that, unbeknownst to the family, their loyal pit bull, Titan, was panicking. His dad was nowhere to be found in the water.
What Titan didn’t realize, however, was that Dad had already gotten out of the water and was safe on the beach.
“Is he looking for you?” a family member asks Dad in the video.
Suddenly, to everyone’s shock, Titan leaps into the ocean, desperate to locate and rescue his human.
When Dad realizes what’s going on, he quickly signals to Titan from the beach, letting the worried pup know that he was ok.
The video then cuts to the two happily reunited on the sand. And, as if to scold his human for scaring him, Titan gently takes Dad’s fingers into his mouth and begins to guide him away from the water.
“We really do not deserve dogs,” the on-screen text reads.
‘This is the purest thing on social media…’
Comments came pouring in by the thousands, expressing their love for Titan — and dogs everywhere!
“Unconditional love right there. Bless you little pup,” one user wrote.
“I’m really out here crying over this dog,” another tearful user commented.
“I’m too sensitive for this. Got me crying on my sofa. This was so sweet. He looked so worried,” shared another user.
“We do not deserve these beautiful loving babies. We just don’t. The purity is unreal,” wrote one user.
“Oh my heart. This is the purest thing on social media,” another user shared.
“I can and NEVER will understand how someone can look ANY animal in the eyes and willing choose to hurt it,” commented another user.
With loyal pups out there like Titan, it’s no wonder why dogs are considered man’s best friend!
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