Dog Detects Cancer and Saves Owner’s Life

Just when you thought that dogs couldn’t possibly get any more incredible, BBC Earth tells the story of Max, a dog who saved his owner’s life by detecting her cancer.

According to scientists, dogs are capable of doing this naturally, but can also be trained to pick up on “tiny volatile chemicals given off by cancerous tumors.”

Looks like dogs truly are man’s best friend.

Watch the heartwarming video above.