5 Month Old Puppy Is Rescued From Houston Floods

dog in rain

Houston, Texas had recently faced major flooding as well as other parts of the state.  Several people lost their lives during the historic flooding as well as many animals.  But one dog in the Houston area was saved before he could become a victim.  It all started when a rescue group was combing a rain soaked neighborhood and noticed a dog under a house.  The group approached the home owner who claimed that the dog was hers.  The leader of the rescue group asked if it would be ok if she could take the dog and find it a proper home.  The homeowner refused to surrender the animal and they left.

Sometime later the rescue team came back to the address and spoke with the homeowner once again.  She explained that the dog was going to get hurt roaming the streets and the canine was soaking wet from the recent rains.  After speaking with the homeowner in Spanish, the rescue group left the home and it was not clear if they could take the dog.  But just down the street the dog was found roaming around without a leash and soaking wet.  The leader of the rescue group was verbally upset and was going to take the animal under her control because it was on the street and not in a safe environment.

After trying to lure the stray puppy into their grasp, the group used some dog food to get the dog to come closer.  They were finally able to get the dog into their hands and they used a dry towel to remove the rainwater from the pup’s fur.  The dog seemed really thankful to be dry and was very shy.  It turns out that the canine is only 5 months old and had spent its life roaming the streets in between living under the owner’s home.  There are several other dogs that the group is looking for but they were not able to find them during this video.  But at least they were able to rescue this beautiful little puppy.  For more information on this story, please check out the video below.

Image via YouTube.com

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Dog running
Why Rescue Dogs Need Forever Homes
dog
New Evidence of Canine Intelligence has Just Surfaced
Rescue Dog
New York Exhibition Recognizes the Search and Rescue Dogs of 9/11
Marine Dog
Ex-Marine Wouldn’t Leave Kabul Without His Animal Rescue Staff
Border Collie Boston Terrier Cane Corso Chihuahua Corgi French Bulldog German Shepherd Golden Retriever Great Dane Pit Bulls Rottweiler Siberian Husky Tibetan Mastiff
American White Shepherd
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The American White Shepherd
Yochon
10 Things you Didn’t Know about The Yochon
Paisley Terrier
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Paisley Terrier
Dog Tips
Tips on How to Have a Dog-Friendly Barbecue in the Summer
The Reason Why Small Dogs Can be so Fierce
The Reason Why Pit Bulls Can’t Swim Well
Preparing a Dog For When You Return to the Office
dog food
Why Some Dog Foods are Linked to Deadly Heart Disease
Acupuncture Dogs
Can Acupuncture Help Your Dog During Illness?
Molly the Dog
Owner Documents Dog’s Radiation Journey to Treat Tumor
What to Do if your Dog Has a Zinc Deficiency