Buddy the pit bull loves his family. When the 3 year old of the family wandered away from his siblings playing in the yard and into the woods Buddy stayed with him.
According to the Suwanee County Sheriff's Office in Florida, Buddy stood guard and protected the boy from strangers. "A nearby neighbor called 911 and stated that he located a small child and dog in the woods, but the dog wouldn't let him get near the child. As officers and a K9 unit searched for him Buddy was able to decipher the difference between strangers and cops.The body cam footage shows Buddy running to the police and then leading deputies to the missing boy when they arrived. The boy is fine and has been reunited with his family, thanks to his pet.
“It was such a good ending to something that could have been tragic,” says Sheriff Sam St. John. “We’re all the time putting out tragic news. I’m telling you, it feels so good, so good to tell a good story.”