Two cases of cute animals being helpful and helped

(CBS News) We've posted a lot of great items up on The Feed today with the presidential election in full swing, but have neglected to pay tribute to all of our favorite furry friends. That changes right now with a duo of animal antic items beginning with this very helpful dog video above.

The incredibly talented and smart dog showing off some of his skills was posted by YouTube user Lars Anderson who writes:

Jackson gets ready to play Frisbee: opens the door from outside, closes the door, gets the remote, finds his Frisbee, gets his water bottle from the fridge, closes the fridge, and stretches his paws.

And we shift the focus from animals being helpful to humans to the polar opposite with an amazing, caught-on-tape video of an otter being rescued from a killer whale in the video below from YouTube user JoeMillerUS.  It's stunning to watch unfold, and though somewhat bitter-sweet in the end (you'll see), still a definite must-see moment.  And speaking of must-see, make sure to check out all of the latest presidential election coverage from CBSNews.com by clicking here.

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