(CBS12) - They say a dog is man's best friend, but this video proves a chihuahua's best friend is a protective rottweiler!

This dramatic video shows a chihuahua being saved from the mouth of a hungry coyote by his rottweiler buddy. The video was posted in 2010 but only went viral in recent days.

The owner of the CCTV footage says Trixxie the chihuahua was tied up outside when she was attacked by the coyote. The neighbor's Rottweiler, named Happy, steps in to save the day!

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