Dog’s best friend! An Australian man saved the life of a dog after he performed mouth-to-mouth on the canine that had been run over by a car.

Steve Hunter, from Ballarat, Australia, was making a delivery when Salty, a Fox Terrier-Jack Russell cross, suddenly ran out of a driveway and was clipped by an oncoming car.

Salty looked to be gone, but Mr. Hunter thought otherwise, The Courier reported.

He carried the dog to the road side, puckered up and, to use his words, “did the deed”.

“I gave him CPR, did the whole works. I pulled his jaws apart — and by the way he didn’t brush his teeth,” he said. Salty came around long enough for a trip to the Eureka Veterinary Hospital.

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