This is an emotional moment when the war dog refused to release his handler when the officer retired in China.
The footage shows how the dog runs after the soldier and wraps his paws around him as if trying to prevent him from leaving the barracks.
A three-year gold retriever named DamMao became inseparable from his trainer Jia Chuan after they worked side by side for the last two years, reported by state media.
This is the emotional moment a military dog, a three-year-old golden retriever named Da Mao, refused to let its handler leave as the officer retired in China after spending two years together
Preparing to leave the camp, the officer said an emotional goodbye to Da Mao, the first rescue dog he had trained.
Mr. Jia and his four-legged partner shared a strong bond and became best friends after working together for the past two years.
After handing Da Mao over to his colleague, the officer in the video for the last time petted his fluffy comrade before leaving.
But the dog seemed to be trying to prevent his handler from leaving when he ran towards the man after breaking off the leash.
Da Mao then jumped into Mr. Jia’s arms and wrapped his paws around him, refusing to let go of the officer.
When his new trainer tried to take the dog away, he kept running back to the departing soldier.
The touching moment touched the hearts of many after it was shared on the Internet.