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Mother Dog Braves Flooding in India to Save her Pups

by Fred

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India is being slammed by heavy rains in much larger quantities than usual, and flooding is becoming a huge issue all across the country.  Someone managed to grab a video of a mother dog rescuing her puppies from the raging flood waters, and the inspiring bravery is quickly making it a viral video.

It shows a mother dog with black and white fur swimming near a garbage pile.  On the garbage pile are her puppies, scared out of their minds and whimpering.  She knows that she has got to get her little family to dryer and higher ground before it’s too late.

She scoops up one puppy with her mouth, and gets back into the dirty flood water.  She swims, carrying her baby to safety and dryer land.  Then goes back for another one.  She makes her way back to the other three, grabs another, and carries the pup to safety.


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The calm and level-headedness the mother dog shows is unreal.  With the situation at hand, even some human moms would be left wondering what to do.  Not this mother dog.  She has one thing, and one thing alone on her mind.  Save her puppies!

She managed to get all four puppies to a safer area, and then spent some time calming everyone down.  The danger was over for now, and thanks to this cool, calm and collected mother dog, her pups will live to tell the tale.

India has seen more rainfall recently than it’s seen in a century.  Chennai, India (where the video was captured) has been hit especially badly.  The sewer systems there are rudimentary at best, and in many places have completely failed.  This presents another danger for these people, of stagnating sewage, which could lead to disease epidemics.


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