6 Trapped Dogs Rescued Just in Time in North Carolina

Video out of Leland goes viral
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2018 7:41 AM CDT

Not all the news in the wake of Florence is grim. A viral video posted by freelance reporter Marcus DiPaola shows him and another person rescuing six dogs from rising water in a locked kennel, reports the Daily Dot. The dogs are clearly thrilled with the development. "We got them out, but by the time we left, the water was so high that they would have drowned," writes DiPaola of the rescue in Leland, NC. "BRING YOUR PETS WITH YOU!" he implores. The post is drawing lots of condemnation directed toward the dogs' owner, but as one commenter points out, the details about the dogs' plight is unclear. "I'm trying not to be a judgemental (sic) Judy since I don't know the story or situation," she writes. "The dogs look healthy and cared for, they aren't afraid of people so I want to hope the owners didn't leave them intentionally." (More Florence stories.)

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