Pet Rescues in Harvey’s Wake – Pictures of dog in hurricane harvey

As the floodwater continues to rise in southeastern Texas, residents have been trying to reach safety for days now—many of them bringing along their beloved furry companions. The dogs and cats of displaced flood victims are being cared for by owners, neighbors, and first responders across the region, finding medical attention and safety in shelters, and remaining close to their owners.

Texas shelter dogs arrive in N.J. after Hurricane Harvey

Shelter dogs from San Antonio arrive in New Jersey to make room for displaced pets to be reunited with their owners in Texas after Hurricane Harvey. (Bernadette Marciniak | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)
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Published: 2017-08-30 08:30:01
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Poor dog abandoned in Texas as flood waters rise

Photographs taken on Saturday show the dog abandoned next to a telephone pole in Victoria, Texas, where as much as 10 inches of rain have inundated the area in the past 24 hours

Tied up and left to face the wrath of Harvey: Picture of abandoned dog that’s breaking the hearts of Texans as flood waters rise
Dog spotted chained up and abandoned in Victoria, Texas as flood waters rise quickly around him
Police have warned that leaving dog and other pets tied up in the elements will result in arrest
‘I will hold anyone accountable that unlawfully restrains their dog’ warns one police chief

A dog has been spotted chained up and abandoned as flood waters from Hurricane Harvey rise around it.
Photographs taken on Saturday by the DailyMail.com show the dog chained to a telephone pole in Victoria, Texas, where as much as 10 inches of rain have inundated the area in the past 24 hours.
The photographer unleashed the stricken dog from the pole and brought it out of the water to safety.
The county remains under a flash flood warning, and Texas officials have warned repeatedly against leaving pets and livestock tied up in the elements.

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Published: 2017-08-27 14:09:34
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Mom Steps Outside To Check Hurricane Harvey Damage, Then Spots Dog Carrying Large Bag Of Food

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Mom Steps Outside To Check Hurricane Harvey Damage, Then Spots Dog Carrying Large Bag Of Food

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey — a Category 4 storm — made landfall in south Texas. While millions of people prepared for the hurricane by stocking up on food and water, it seems like animals took a cue from their owners and did the same.

On August 26, 2017, Tiele Dockens went outside her Sinton, Texas, home and snapped an unusual photo. She saw a dog walking down his street carrying a huge bag of kibble in his mouth — definitely not something you’d expect to see during a hurricane. “My thought when seeing Otis was, ‘What is that dog carrying?’” she told LittleThings. “When I figured out it was an entire bag of dog food he was carrying along the street, I thought, ‘Oh, how cute! He got himself some treats!’”

Luckily, Tiele was not evacuated, and she told LittleThings there was no flooding in her area.

Tiele uploaded the photo to her Facebook, where it has received over 29,000 shares and 12,000 reactions as of this writing!

Apparently, the dog’s name is Otis and he lives right down the street from Tiele. While some commenters thought the photo was sad, Otis has already become quite the celebrity.

With the aftermath of the hurricane and the damage it’s caused, many Texans are calling Otis a perfect symbol of the strength and tenacity of the state’s residents.

NOTE: If you would like to donate to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, you can do so at the American Red Cross, the Humane Society, and Austin Pets Alive.
This is Tiele Dockens, a Texas resident who was home during Hurricane Harvey.

On August 26, 2017, the mom stepped outside of her house and saw something quiet unusual.
Tiele uploaded a photo to her Facebook of a dog in the street.

But the dog wasn’t just walking: he was carrying a big bag of kibble down the road!

Tiele’s post has already received 29,308 shares and over 12,000 reactions in the few days it’s been up.

Her caption reads:

This dog is walking around Sinton TX carrying a entire bag of dog food with him. LOL #refugee

PSA: Owner is found. He is not a stray he just got out on his street.
Dog’s name is Otis.
As you can see in the photo, Otis is walking down his street carrying a bag of kibble much like you’d see a person carrying food in case of an emergency.

Tiele made sure to let everyone know that Otis wasn’t a stray. In fact, he lived right down the street from her.

“I had seen him a few times in town before and someone had told me he did have an owner,” Tiele told LittleThings. “I just wasn’t 100% sure who it was, but luckily with my Facebook post I was able to find out who owned him within 10 minutes.”
Sandra is one of Otis’ owners. She reposted Tiele’s Facebook photo and got a kick out of seeing her dog carrying his kibble.

“I have talked to the owners and they can’t believe that their dog is so famous,” Tiele told LittleThings. “This dog was never lost or in any danger. If an animal was in some kind of trouble we would certainly have helped it!”
Many commenters felt the same way and thought it was adorable that Otis was prepared for the hurricane by getting some food.
Other commenters used the post to send prayers to those affected, while also giving a thumbs up to the pooch!.
One thing is for sure: Otis really was quite the clever dog to have his food all ready.

As for how in the world Otis got the food in the first place, Tiele had an answer.

“The food he was carrying was from a lumber store across the street from where he lives,” she explained to LittleThings. “He got the food and was taking it back to his house.”
While Otis was pretty self-sufficient and could grab his own food, many animals in the Texas area have not been as lucky.

“If you want to help animals that are affected by the storm, there is a number of relief efforts and rescues places for animals set up to help with displaced animals after a storm,” Tiele told LittleThings. “Please send donations to these charities so we can help animals that can’t help themselves — unlike Otis!”

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Published: 2017-08-29 08:25:12
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Meet Lucky the dog who was saved during Hurricane Harvey

A found by DailyMail.com tethered to a pole in Victoria, Texas, is safe from the flood water and has been fed and nicknamed lucky – but she is still to have its owners return to look after it

EXCLUSIVE: Meet Lucky, the dog saved from drowning in Hurricane Harvey – but who needs more luck now to be reunited with her owners
photographer stumbled on a small dog left tied to a pole as the rain poured down on Saturday afternoon in a field outside Victoria, Texas
Soaked, tethered and surrounded by rising waters, she could have been a casualty of Hurrican Harvey, but when photographer Ruaridh Connellan untied her, she bounded to safety
She was left with another dog – a pitbull mix – a pony and two cats, all of whom were untethered, suggesting her being tied to a pole may have been unintentional
DailyMail.com has alerted local animal services to their presence and the two dogs were happy to be fed but their owners have still to come home after abandoning their trailer
When Connellan returned to check on Luck she wagged her tail and he fell in love and says: ‘I would love to adopt her.’

With the waters above her paws and a leash tethering her to a pole, the dog looked on the verge of becoming a victim of Hurricane Harvey.
The mongrel was soaked to the skin and apparently abandoned in an area where every human had fled before the storm – until DailyMail.com intervened.
Photographer Ruaridh Connellan rushed across the flood water, which was fortunately not dangerously deep, and untied the dog, who wagged her tail and bounded of to safer ground.
Her name now? Lucky – although she still needs a bit more luck to come her way.

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Published: 2017-08-28 21:07:44
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Cute Dog Keeps Following Man During Hurricane Harvey, So He Posts Message Online For Owners

Cute Dog Keeps Following Man During Hurricane Harvey, So He Posts Message Online For Owners

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