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Video: Brave Black Labrador Keeps Vigil in Traffic Next to Golden Retriever Killed By Car (Graphic Content)

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Today we're bringing you a sad video that shows how a brave black labrador kept vigil—right in the middle of traffic—next to a fallen comrade. Before you go ahead and press play, note that the video does feature a recently-deceased golden retriever, who had just been hit by a car on Hacienda Boulevard in La Puente.

A passing motorist put out traffic cones so that the black lab could lie down safely without meeting the same fate as the golden retriever. A short cell phone video of the pair was sent on to the Los Angeles County animal shelter in Baldwin Park.

"When I saw the video clip taken by a passerby's cellphone, I became emotional,'' Marcia Mayeda, director of the shelter, told City News Service.

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Employees with the shelter gave the black labrador an appropriate name "Grace" and said she will be available for adoption soon.


Photo courtesy of the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center