Adorable golden retrievers have been filmed attempting to rescue their humans from swimming pools after mistakenly thinking they are drowning in a collection of hilarious videos.
Daily Star Online found this cute montage of dogs that stole our hearts with their well-intended bravery.
The pooches prove their loyalty by launching themselves straight into the water after their owners and paddling over to drag them back out of the pool.
While some poor dogs seem to be in a state of genuine panic and fear that their humans are in danger, others almost appear to be showing off their skills as they dive into the deep end.
Golden retriever drags owner to lilo
This dog, called Sunny, is something of a pro when it comes to paddling but does not seem to like to leave her owner swimming unsupervised.
In the clip, uploaded on TikTok by @sunnyd_thegoldenn and playable at the top of this page, the pooch swims over to her "mom" and clamps her teeth around her fingers, before dragging her to a floating lilo.
It was captioned: "I save you mom."
Sunny also does an impressive belly-flop straight into the pool to "save" her owner in another cute clip and is seen wearing armbands around her four legs as a puppy first learning to play in the water.
Dark golden retriever is terrified for owner's safety
In this clip, loyal Emma the golden is obviously unhappy when her owner dives into the swimming pool and disappears beneath the surface of the water.
Poor Emma immediately starts whining and dashes around the pool to the steps at the far side, wading in so she can "rescue" him even though he can swim.
She then puts her body under him like a lifeguard and, still whining in a stressed-sounding way, the dog leads him back to dry land, as seen in the video uploaded on TikTok by @alyssaseppy with the hashtag #goldenretriever.
It was captioned with: "Emma thinks she has to save everyone that jumps in the pool."
Unsurprisingly, viewers were heartbroken at the golden's reaction, and many said they hoped her worrying didn't last long.
"Bless her heart how stressful for her," commented one viewer.
A second joked: "I love her turning back at you with that little growl for doing that."
"She tried to tell you not to go in and then you made her go and help you get out," noted someone else.
Another viewer wrote: "Aww she must be a nervous wreck in the summer."
Golden retriever jumps into pool after child
A funny video shows a golden retriever who "loves" saving children – even when they are perfectly capable of swimming in the pool.
In the clip, uploaded on TikTok by user @linswaldrop, a young girl jumps into the water, followed a split-second later by the family dog.
The loving pooch grabs the girl by the hand and paddles with her until she is safely sat on a ledge at the side of the pool, where she gives the dog a well-deserved pet.
Meanwhile, another golden retriever watches and wags its tail from the sidelines.
The clip was captioned: "Our golden retriever loves saving the kids.
"Even when they don’t need saving."
Golden retriever drags owner by hair
In another hilarious attempt at heroics, this lovely golden retriever splashes through a swimming pool and makes a beeline for his owner.
The dog, called Zeus, who is also on Instagram, ignores the fact that she is happily swimming on her back and grabs her long hair in his mouth, pulling her to the side of the pool.
She grimaces a bit as the on-screen caption jokes that Zeus thinks he's a "lifeguard" even though he's only been swimming for four months.
"We love our little rescuer," it reads.
Commenting on the video, people said he was a "sweetie" and "adorable", with one viewer asking how he rescues bald people.
"He pulls your hand," explains the owner in response.
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