Screengrab via Cat Hursh/YouTube

Watch this inspiring Yorkie impressively leap onto the back of a swimming dog

This good dog has some athletic prowess.

 

Chris Tognotti

Internet Culture

Published Jul 2, 2017   Updated May 23, 2021, 1:09 am CDT

There’s nothing quite like a pair of dogs who understand the awesome power of teamwork. In just the latest, greatest example of friendly dogs working together, YouTuber Cat Hursh uploaded a video this week showing her tiny Yorkie catching a swimming pool ride on the back of a much bigger doggie.

While recording her dogs circling the edge of a swimming pool, Hurst captured one of the cutest canine leaps of faith imaginable. A sight of athletic prowess and trust which, in a just world, would go down in history.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiQ3qO7jHkE

After the bigger of the two dogs jumped in the pool and began paddling around, the miniature Yorkshire terrier―named Sadie, according to Hursh’s description―surveyed the scene for a moment before gracefully launching herself onto her friend’s back.

Make no mistake, “launch” is the right word. Given that she barely gets a running start, it’s pretty awe-inspiring just how much air Sadie catches on her leap, landing surprisingly gracefully on the back of her far-larger companion. She’s just a dog riding on the back of another dog, and all is right in her world.

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*First Published: Jul 2, 2017, 2:25 pm CDT