In what may be one of the most 'aww'-inducing stories of the day, two sick dogs from Corpus Christi, Texas, made their way to a human hospital and waited patiently in the lobby, KIII TV reports.
According to the station, hospital staff treated the "emaciated" pups, and a doctor carried them to the station's van, which then transported them to the Gulf Coast Humane Society.
This isn't the first time a furry friend has figured out how to get the help and attention of humans. Back in October, after being rescued and nursed back to health, one cat led RSPCA inspector Jon Knight to her litter of kittens for help.
"When she started to get really vocal at first I thought she was calling to the kittens, but then it became clear that she was actually calling to me," Knight told STV. "I began to follow her and she took me through the rear garden, across a ploughed field and into a farm yard."
Had the cat not led Knight to her litter, the kittens would have only lasted around two more days.
Similarly, last year a rat terrier named Rowdy barked like crazy to get his owner's attention when he realized there was another dog, Casper, stuck in an 8-inch drain pipe.
According to ABC News 10, it's possible that Casper, a 15-year-old miniature schnauzer, had been stuck in the pipe for up to three days.
Correction: We say in our video report that the doctor drove the dogs to the humane society. He helped load them in the car but didn't join for the ride.