Dwayne Johnson
Cast member Dwayne Johnson is interviewed at the premiere of "San Andreas" in Hollywood, California May 26, 2015. The movie opens in the U.S. on May 29. Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Dwayne Johnson shared an Instagram photo on Monday. He is seen standing in a swimming pool, holding up his two new French bulldogs, Hobbs and Brutus.

The Instagram photo of Johnson and his puppies immediately gained more than 616 thousand likes. Johnson explained the story behind the photo via a caption.

According to Johnson, he took both Hobbs and Brutus to his yard so that they could “learn how to handle their business and potty like big boys.” The puppies, looks like, were not in a mood to learn. Johnson writes, “I set them both down and they both take off in a full sprint and fall right into the deep end of our pool.”

The “San Andreas” star says that Hobbs immediately starts to doggy paddle, while Brutus sinks his head first to the the pool's bottom. And, seeing both his bulldogs struggle, the fully-clothed Johnson jumped into the pool to rescue them.

“I take off into a full sprint, fully clothed, dive in the pool, swim to the bottom, rescue my brick -- I mean Brutus -- and bring him back into the edge of the pool,” Johnson writes.

"He [Brutus] was a little delirious.. took a moment, threw up all the water he swallowed and looked up at me as if to say, 'Thank God you didn't have to give me mouth to mouth!' and then ran off to play with his brother.”

Johnson also provided some tips on what not to do while diving in a pool to save a puppy’s life. “While sprinting to save your puppy’s life, before you dive in, try and throw your cell phone to safety. Don’t keep it in your pocket… like I did,” he writes.

Johnson, 43, is a former wrestler known as “The Rock.” He has also appeared in several movies and television show. He is known for his roles in “Hercules,” “Fast and Furious 6,” “Furious 7” and “San Andreas.”

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