Stray Dog Interrupts Performance To Help Actor Who’s Pretending To Be Injured

A recent theatrical performance in Turkey called for actor, Numan Ertuğrul Uzunsoy to collapse during a street play. It was all pretend of course, and the audience knew that he was perfectly fine.

Well, all except one adorable four-legged onlooker, who wasted no time to rush to his aid.

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“The character I played was injured and in great pain,” Uzunsoy told The Dodo. “He’d fallen off a horse, and was breathing hard.”

The stray pooch silently approaches the fallen actor

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Slowly inching towards him

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As the Actor laid on the floor, eyes closed, he was surprised to feel warmth on the side of his face, yet assumed it was his castmates and stayed in character.

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That is until, he felt the warm kisses of life from the stray pooch, who was adorably trying to revive him.

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At that moment, he could no longer keep in character and broke into a smile and his co-stars joined him to show the loving stray, just how much of a good boy he was, by giving him well-deserved belly rubs.

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“I was very happy when I felt the dog’s kisses,”  “I was very touched. He was like an angel who wanted to help me. It was a very emotional moment for me. I was not expecting it.”, Uzunsoy said.

And it wasn’t just Uzunsoy and his castmates that found the pups’ actions adorable, even the audience began to applaud and cheer!

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Eventually, the stray was escorted off the stage so that the show could go on and after spending a few minutes watching, the mysterious dog strolled away leaving Uzunsoy unable to express truly express his gratitude.

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According to locals, the dog frequents the area often so Uzunsoy stops by once in a while, hopeful, to one day bump into the kind pup again with plans to find him a home perfect for all that love he has to give. Fingers crossed the two are reunited!

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12 Things You’re Doing That Your Dog Hates:

For most people, dogs are not just our pets, they are our family members. When you bring a dog into your life, things just seem to get a lot more exciting.

There’s few things that are better than coming home after a long day of work and having your beloved furbaby happily greet you at the door.

While we love our pups and they love us back unconditionally, there are a few “annoying habits” that our dogs may not really like.

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Here are 12 pet peeves that many dogs have, according to Bright Side:

Hugging- While it’s hard to resist giving our pups a big squeeze, many dogs feel restricted and consider it a controlling act.

Using words more than body language- Of course, dogs can understand a select few words, but we all know that they can’t comprehend every single thing we are saying. Because of this, dogs tend to watch our body language to understand what we are trying to tell them.


Patting their heads– Similar to the hugging, many dogs don’t like when their personal space is invaded. Most would prefer being pet on their back or even scratched behind their ears.

Keeping eye contact– Looking straight into a dog’s eyes without blinking, especially a dog you don’t know, may come across as an act of assertion or dominance. If you’re meeting a new dog for the first time, it’s important not to make strong eye contact right off the bat.


Lacking rules and structure- Since it’s not always easy for dogs and humans to communicate with each other with words, it’s important for them to have rules and structure so that they can feel more comfortable in a routine and have trust in you.

Keeping them on a tight leash- If you hold the leash too tightly, it can make the pup feel stressed or uneasy.

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Not letting them explore and smell- The majority of dogs love to see the world around them instead of being cooped up inside all day. They enjoy sniffing around and visiting new places. Keeping them inside and not letting them explore could make them feel depressed or isolated.

Forcing them to interact with dogs/people they don’t like- Putting your dog in an uncomfortable position can end up badly for either them, or for the dog/person that they feel uncomfortable around. Even if your dog is not aggressive, they may act in a defensive manner if they’re forced to be near someone they don’t want to interact with.


Being tense- Pets are very good at sensing our moods and feelings, so if we are tense and stressed, our dogs may start to feel that way too.

Being boring- Dogs are energetic, playful animals and love to have some excitement in their lives. They can feel lonely easily if left home alone all day, so it’s important to show them attention and play with them whenever you get the chance.

Exposing them to strong smells- A dog’s smell is nearly 40 times greater than ours, so certain fragrances like air fresheners or cleaning sprays that may not affect us, could really bother them. Make sure to keep things like this a good distance from them. 

Bathing them- While not all dogs dread bath time, many of them do. Using a slip-resistant mat at the bottom of the tub could help them feel more comfortable. The temperature of the water should be lukewarm, not too hot and not too cold.

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Of course, our dogs will love us unconditionally no matter what, but paying attention to the things that bother them could help strengthen the relationship you share with them even more!

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