Police K-9 shows off lifesaving skills, dog demonstrates CPR on handler

A police dog in Spain showed he’s ready to save lives at a moment's notice.

His name is Poncho and during a demonstration session, he showed how he can perform a dog version of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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During the demonstration, Poncho’s handler pretended to have a medical emergency and collapsed. Poncho, sporting a vest with a blue emergency light strapped on it, literally jumped into action, .

The dog ran over and started jumping on the officer’s chest. He then put his head on the officer’s neck -- a move that looked as if Pancho could be checking for a pulse.

The video of the demonstration was posted to Instagram by the Madrid Police Department.