A farmer has brought his dog back to life after taking the plunge and performing CPR.
Farmer Glen Rowe, from Victoria’s Wimmera, told 9NEWS he didn’t think twice about getting up close and personal with his six-year-old kelpie Jack after the dog strangled himself on his farm.
“He’s my main man on the farm, very important to have a good sheepdog,” Mr Rowe said.
Jack became strangled after he fell from a quad bike while attached to a lead. (9NEWS)
Jack found himself strangled after he fell off the back of Glen’s four-wheel motorbike while still attached to his lead.
“[I] thought, gee whiz, I got to get him going. So I lied down on the back of the motorbike and pressed on his chest.”
The farmer realised the chest compressions wouldn’t save Jack so he resorted to mouth to nose resuscitation.
“So I put my hand over his nose and blew into his nose and did …