Frida the Mexican Marine Dog Prepares to Assist in Earthquake Rescues

Frida, a search-and-rescue dog in the employ of the Mexican Marines, prepares for duty by donning protective booties and “doggles.”

According to the Marines, Frida has saved over 50 lives in various natural disasters and has been deployed again to help with the September 19 earthquake.

A photo of Frida on the popular Twitter account WeRateDogs, @dog_rates, went viral on September 20 with over 17,000 retweets and more than 62,500 likes. Credit: SEMAR Mexico via Storyful