Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
Buy the #EatForThePlanet book
single

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR Newsletter

  GET FOOD MONSTER AppX

In a recent heavy downpour that caused flash flooding within a few minutes, Sandy Williams from the Tunica Humane Society acted fast to save the lives of some newborn puppies. She told her story to Arkabutla Rescue Rehabilitation & Foster – ARRF and called on them for help.

When the rain started, Sandy left the Humane Society shelter and went to an abandoned house where a dog named Maria had given birth to her newborn puppies. Maria had moved the puppies farther back under the house earlier that morning, probably to protect them from the rain.

When Sandy arrived at the house, she was horrified to find the backyard completely submerged. She wanted to get inside the house to pull the puppies out.

She could hear their faint cries coming from under the house, and after retrieving her flashlight, peered in to look for them. The puppies had thankfully found something to cling on to and were holding on for dear life.

The first puppy she found had wedged himself between two pieces of pipe. A second puppy was floating face down in the water. Both puppies were soaked and freezing, and Sandy rushed them to the car to warm up and dry off.

Pat Hissong from ARRF helped Sandy locate the remaining puppies in the darkness, and they all are now doing fine. Though it was touch and go, one little boy was so exhausted fighting to stay afloat that his face kept dropping down into the water until Pat scooped him up.

Here is one of the pups being fed after their ordeal.

And here they all are, safe and sound!

 

 

Whether it is putting up flood defenses around our homes or ensuring we have enough food to last us until the water subsides — or securing our pets — preparing for such flash flooding events is becoming something of a norm for so many of us. We hear all sorts of heroic rescue stories about stranded dogs and people becoming trapped in their own homes because they refuse to leave their pets during such flooding. Organizations like the Humane Society and ARRF have their work cut out every time such a storm approaches!

Please help these heroic puppy rescuers if you can by donating.

Image Source: Arkabutla Rescue Rehabilitation & Foster – ARRF 

Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through some recent posts below:

Do You Buy ‘Faux Fur’ Products? Here’s Something You Need to Consider

Popular Vegan Sushi Chain to Be Featured on Shark Tank!

This Little Lamb Couldn’t Stand at Birth, But Thanks to Rescuers (and 2 Tiny Casts) She’s on Her Way to Running!

Vegan Meats From No Evil Foods Are Now Available in 250 Walmart Stores!


Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Brave Rescuer Crawled Under Muddy Foundation of House in Flash Flood to Save Drowning Puppies”

Click to add comment
John Pasqua
4 Months Ago

THIS LADY IS A CHAMPION FOR THE GREAT ANIMALS.


Reply
Susan
4 Months Ago

You don\'t mention the Mama dog? Was she rescued also?


Reply
moonlit
4 Months Ago

There are two women in those pictures why only mention one of their names? Thank you both of you for being such caring people!


Reply


Subscribe to our Newsletter




Follow us on


Do Not Show This Again

×

Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×
  GET FOOD MONSTER APPX