A Loyal Golden Retriever Guards His Owner Who Wears a CPAP to Sleep and Refuses to Leave His Side

For this loyal golden retriever named Mao Mao in China, his owner means the world to him. Mao Mao's owner wears a CPAP to sleep after suffering high blood pressure. The dog stays by his side to watch over Mr. Shao when he puts on the device. Touching footage shows the devoted pet refusing to leave his ill owner's bedside. Mao Mao has become internet famous after a video went viral.

The loyal dog and his owner, Mr. Shao, 56, live in Xinxiang in Henan Province, according to MailOnline.

In the video, which was filmed on April 15, 2020, the two-year-old golden retriever is seen in the video resting his head on Saho's chest as he wears a ventilator and tries to go to sleep.

Mr. Shao suffers from high blood pressure and heart disease. He was advised by his doctor to wear a ventilator when he sleeps to prevent cardiac arrest.

 the owner said, trying to push away the golden retriever who remained still.

 Mr. Shao told reporters. 

 the owner added.

Social media users could not get enough of Mao Mao.

 one commenter gasped.

One dog owner shared their own story:"

There are so many dogs everywhere around the world that are very loyal like Mao Mao, and there are many people who are willing to take them in like family. Be kind to animals. Maybe one day, they will save your life more than you have saved theirs.

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