A video showing a loyal dog “saving” her owners from a shark has gone viral after her owners shared the incident on Instagram…

Jack Strickland is a partner in a business called Back2Basics adventures specialising in fishing and outdoor adventures in Australia.

“Our mission is get more people connecting with the great outdoors, as often as possible. Whether Fishing, freediving, spearing, camping, gettin’ off the grid, the simple things in life for us add the most value,” says the businesses website.



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No stranger to adrenalin, Jack was observing a small black tip shark that was swimming in shallow waters off Haggerstone Island. His partner was filming the encounter, but Jack’s dog Tilly thought the shark was a little too close to her human for comfort.

The video shows the kelpie dog leaping into action, splashing her way between the shark and her owner, then swimming into deeper water just to make sure  she’d chased the ‘danger’ far away.

Good dog, Tilly, good dog.

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