Dog who struggles to stay afloat in Louisiana flood waters rescued

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BATON ROUGE, La. — In the midst of the horrific  flooding in Louisana, one story of survival is catching people’s attention.

The Love What Matters Facebook page on Tuesday shared the photo of a dog struggling to keep afloat in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The photo, which was taken by Josh Pettit, describes the rescue of the dog.

“Out the corner of my eyes I seen a bush shaking!” Pettit said. “This is all I saw! Eyes and nose barely above water. She could barely tread water anymore she was so worn out and had the saddest eyes I ever seen, so scared for her life! We saved her and she came laid her head on my lap and cried and moaned like a big baby! She was thanking me. I thank God for letting me notice her.”

Pettit said that he also rescued a veterinarian and his animals.

Fox News reports that 30,000 people and 1,000 pets have been rescued from the floods.

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