A man from Texas who is volunteering in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence flooded the area is being hailed a hero after he rescued six dogs that were found in a locked cage.
Video of the rescue shows dogs barking and standing on their hind legs as Ryan Nichols of Longview, Texas, approaches the kennel, Daily Mail reported.
He got them out and they swam out of their cage.
Rescued six dogs in Leland, NC, after the owner LEFT THEM locked in an outdoor cage that filled with flood water that was rapidly rising.— Marcus DiPaola (@marcusdipaola) September 16, 2018
We got them out, but by the time we left, the water was so high that they would have drowned. BRING YOUR PETS WITH YOU! #HurricaneFlorence pic.twitter.com/tRibGxCjXy
Nichols isn’t the only person who rescued dogs from the flood waters.
Another dog in South Lumberton, North Carolina was rescued by two men who drove from Maine to help rescue animals, Huffington Post reported.
One was alone on a porch, soaked, with no license and a cut leash on her neck.
The dog was so thankful to her rescuers for saving her that she kept licking them.
This gorgeous pup was just rescued from a flooded neighborhood in South Lumberton. She’s soo happy.— Chris D'Angelo (@c_m_dangelo) September 16, 2018
Brent Scott drove down from Maine to help with animal rescues. pic.twitter.com/PYCuln56ud
The two men also delivered pet food to hotels where people evacuated with their pets, Huffington Post reported.
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