Visibly scared, the dog is pacified by the person, who then helps the animal come aboard. According to the tweet, the dog was rescued by members of the Mexican Navy.
Following unprecedented rainfall in southeast Mexico, several areas of the region have been inundated, displacing thousands of people. Amid the calamity, a video of a frightened dog being rescued by a man on a boat has brought cheers among netizens.
The clip, which was originally shared by user Ivân Hernández, shows a man in a rescue boat coming across a canine, who barely manages to stay afloat by standing on his hind legs. Visibly scared, the dog is pacified by the person, who then helps the animal come aboard. According to the tweet, the dog was rescued by members of the Mexican Navy.
Watch the video here:
#Gracias por hacer viral el video del rescate del can en las #Inundaciones de #Tabasco #Mexico, en reconocimiento a la @SEDENAmx y la @SEMAR_mx. Les adelanto parte de la nota que saldrá publicada mañana a partir de las 7:30 am en @noti13tabasco https://t.co/S5s6EGnM0l pic.twitter.com/yrWT0R7ZFQ
— Ivân Hernández (@expansivovh) November 16, 2020
Viewed over five million times, the clip went viral after it was shared by another user @RexChapman along with a caption that read, “There are massive floods in southeast Mexico right now. These guys in a boat found a good boy who was cold, frightened, and clinging to a wall. Heroes.”
Here is how netizens reacted:
We don’t deserve dogs. 😊
— The Kid (@DisneyKid1955) November 15, 2020
In the nick of time. 😳🥺
— Katharina Kubrick (@KCKubrick) November 15, 2020
In a world full of sorrow, let us be the ones who rescue the helpless, let us reach out a hand to save a life, let us be the ones who care. One day, we may be the ones who need rescuing!
— cynthia boden (@CynthiaBoden) November 15, 2020
Witnessing an act of kindness is a joy forever.
Thank you, @RexChapman for bringing us this
— Exploding Golden Goose Singh, MD 🌊 (@LabyrinthWeaver) November 15, 2020
— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@mmpadellan) November 16, 2020