Hurricane Florence aftermath: Man rescues dogs in flooded kennel

A man from Texas who is volunteering in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence flooded the area is being hailed a hero after he rescued six dogs that were found in a locked cage.

Video of the rescue shows dogs barking and standing on their hind legs as Ryan Nichols of Longview, Texas, approaches the kennel, Daily Mail reported.

He got them out and they swam out of their cage.

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Nichols isn’t the only person who rescued dogs from the flood waters.

Another dog in South Lumberton, North Carolina was rescued by two men who drove from Maine to help rescue animals, Huffington Post reported.

One was alone on a porch, soaked, with no license and a cut leash on her neck.

The dog was so thankful to her rescuers for saving her that she kept licking them.

The two men also delivered pet food to hotels where people evacuated with their pets, Huffington Post reported.

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