Dayko: Heroism Beyond Most Humans’ Comprehension

ELDER PATRIOT – Dayko, a four-year-old Lab, literally worked himself to death saving seven people from the rubble that resulted from a 7.8 magnitude Ecuadorian earthquake.

The official cause of death was listed as “massive myocardial infarction and acute respiratory failure” brought on by his relentless search for survivors.


Dayko, a true hero by anyone’s standards.